Audiovisual Technician Salary

Very much a male-dominated career in the United States, Audiovisual Technicians earn an average of $15.33 per hour. Most Audiovisual Technicians report high levels of job satisfaction. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, roughly one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by the larger part. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$30,098 - $54,474
(Median)
$30K
$42K
$54K
MEDIAN: $41,623
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90%

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$10.66 - $24.52
(Median)
$11
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$30,098 - $54,474  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,488 - $52,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$10.66 - $24.52  
   
Overtime
$15.08 - $37.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,488 - $52,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 96

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Job Description for Audiovisual Technician

  • Maintain equipment and monitor quality of recording during event.
  • Repair and troubleshoot equipment.
  • Record live presentations by operating microphones, cameras, projectors, and lighting and sound equipment.

Common Career Paths for Audiovisual Technician


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Many Audiovisual Technicians move into an Audiovisual Manager role, and folks who currently hold that position report a much higher median income of $50K per year. Career advancement for the typical Audiovisual Technician often leads to becoming an Audio/Visual Technician or an Audiovisual Specialist; median salaries in these positions are $2K higher and $4K higher, respectively.

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Experience Affects Audiovisual Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 25%