Audiovisual Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Audiovisual Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.52 per hour. Geographic location and tenure each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Some workers in this field — just under a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the greater part and dental plans are enjoyed by the larger part. Most Audiovisual Technicians like their work and job satisfaction is high. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$29,413 - $73,407
$29K
$49K
$73K
MEDIAN: $49,239
10%
50%
90%

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$12.16 - $26.58
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $16.52
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50%
90%

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$0$73K
Salary $29,413 - $73,407
Bonus $1,750
Total Pay (?
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$28,179 - $65,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$101
Hourly Rate $12.16 - $26.58
Overtime $18.38 - $101.79
Annual Data $0$65K
Bonus $1,750
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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$28,179 - $65,889
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 28

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Job Description for Audiovisual Technician

An audiovisual technician installs equipment, such as public address systems, speakers, and video presentation hardware. Places like dedicated meeting and exposition halls may have an audiovisual technician on hand to help facilitate the placement and setup of these systems for visiting groups who need their services. Audiovisual (AV) technicians also work for dedicated companies that rent or provide this equipment and these services.

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Audiovisual Technician Tasks

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

Common Career Paths for Audiovisual Technician


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Although some Audiovisual Technicians become Audiovisual Manager, this progression is not the norm. However, the latter position does pay a little more at $50K. Audiovisual Technicians most often move into positions as Audio/Visual Technicians or Audiovisual Specialists. Audio/Visual Technicians actually earn $3K less on average, however, and Audiovisual Specialists earn $2K less per year than Audiovisual Technicians do.

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Key Stats for Audiovisual Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Audiovisual Technician Salaries

▲1%

▼0%

National Average
$41,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Audiovisual Technician Salaries

National Average
$41,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 70%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
no benefits
None: 30%
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