Audiovisual Technician Salary

A sizeable majority of Audiovisual Technicians in the United States are men. In this role, average pay is around $16.82 per hour. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Audiovisual Technicians claim high levels of job satisfaction. About one in three of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, the greater part report medical coverage and more than half claim dental coverage as well. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$29,413 - $68,510
$29K
$47K
$69K
MEDIAN: $46,847
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50%
90%

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$11.84 - $25.60
$12
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.82
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50%
90%

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$0$68K
Salary $29,413 - $68,510
Bonus $1,750
Total Pay (?
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$26,801 - $63,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 22
Hourly Data $0$94
Hourly Rate $11.84 - $25.60
Overtime $18.72 - $94.50
Annual Data $0$63K
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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$26,801 - $63,441
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33

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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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Though some Audiovisual Technicians move into positions like Audiovisual Manager (where the average salary is $50K), this progression is not the norm. Many Audiovisual Technicians advance into roles as Audio/Visual Technicians or Audiovisual Specialists, but the median salaries are $3K lower and $2K lower, respectively.

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Key Stats for Audiovisual Technician

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
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

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 32%
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