Stage Technician Salary

A Stage Technician earns an average wage of $15.24 per hour.

$23,154 - $143,034
$23K
$43K
$140K
MEDIAN: $42,750
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90%

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$10.32 - $33.69
$10
$15
$34
MEDIAN: $15.24
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$23,154 - $143,034  
   
Total Pay (?
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$23,700 - $81,604  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.32 - $33.69  
   
Overtime
$18.00 - $50.28  
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Total Pay (?
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$23,700 - $81,604  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Pay by Experience Level for Stage Technician

Pay by Experience for a Stage Technician has a positive trend. An entry-level Stage Technician with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $31,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Stage Technician with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Stage Technician which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 12 salaries. A Stage Technician with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 12 salaries.

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Key Stats for Stage Technician

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Stage Technician Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲31%

Mid-Career
▲9%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 48%
dental benefits
Dental: 34%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 52%