A Theatrical Lighting Technician earns an average wage of $14.68 per hour. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Theatrical Lighting Technician Total Pay (?
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$24,392 - $52,357
(Median)
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39K
52K
MEDIAN: $31,670
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Theatrical Lighting Technician Total Pay (?
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$10.19 - $25.17
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,392 - $52,357  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
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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$22,945 - $52,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.19 - $25.17  
   
Overtime
$15.60 - $47.51  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,000  
   
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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$22,945 - $52,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 24 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
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Job Description for Theatrical Lighting Technician
  • Ensure all lighting services are executed in a safe, appropriate, and timely manner.
  • Program and operate digital light boards and spotlights during productions.
  • Maintain a variety of lighting instruments.
  • Consult with event coordinators to determine the correct lighting designs for each event.

Experience Affects Theatrical Lighting Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%
National Average
$32,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%
Job Satisfaction
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Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5 based on 21 votes.
Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 54% dental benefits Dental: 44%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 44%
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