A Stage Technician earns an average wage of $15.38 per hour.

$26,553 - $140,935
(Median)
$27K
$50K
$140K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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$10.12 - $33.89
(Median)
$10
$15
$34
MEDIAN: $15.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$26,553 - $140,935  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,319 - $81,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.12 - $33.89  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.25  
Overtime
$14.68 - $50.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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Total Pay (?
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$23,319 - $81,604  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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Job Description for Stage Technician

Stage technicians are responsible for maintaining and operating any and all effects and electronics on a stage, as well as ensuring that the equipment is primed and set up correctly and implementing it properly during a live show.

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Stage Technician Tasks

  • Determine blue prints, floor plans, and lighting and sound options with stage manager.
  • Act as the stage manager, switch board operator, sound technician, or production assistant as necessary.
  • Ensure that support staff, actors, prop, scenery, and other elements are in order on stage.
  • Assist prop staff in the assembly and construction of scenery or props.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stage Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Stage Technician Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$38,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 40%
medical benefits
Vision: 28%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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