Average Audio/Visual Technician Hourly Pay

$18.04
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$989
Bonus
$2,000
Commission
$1,483
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The average hourly pay for an Audio/Visual Technician is $18.04.
10%
$13.13
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$18.04
90%
$28.76
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Hourly Rate
$13 - $29
Bonus
$300 - $4,500
Profit Sharing
$153 - $4,111
Commission
$0 - $2,000
Total Pay
$28,746 - $63,800
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What Do Audio/Visual Technicians Do?

Audio/Visual Technician Tasks
  • Transport, set up, and re-pack video, sound and electronic equipment in various locations.
  • Research potential equipment purchases.
  • Clean, maintain, and update equipment, including software and batteries.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve equipment and technical problems.

Job Satisfaction for Audio/Visual Technician

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Popular Employer Salaries for Audio/Visual Technician

The top respondents for the job title Audio/Visual Technician are from the companies PSAV, Avi-Spl, Inc and Encore. Reported salaries are highest at Compass Group where the average pay is $21.50. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Avi-Spl, Inc and Encore, earning around $20.58 and $16.81, respectively. PSAV pays the lowest at around $15.60. AVT Event Technologies and Freeman also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $16.30 and $16.48, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Audio/Visual Technicians?

Skills in Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Equipment Installation are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Production Support, Customer Service and Audio Visual Equipment Use.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Audio/Visual Technicians?

An entry-level Audio/Visual Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $15.06 based on 37 salaries. An early career Audio/Visual Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.97 based on 674 salaries. A mid-career Audio/Visual Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.68 based on 360 salaries. An experienced Audio/Visual Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $21.52 based on 278 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $24.
Employees with Audio/Visual Technician in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 38.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Boston, Massachusetts (24.0% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in San Diego, California (7.8% less), Atlanta, Georgia (7.4% less) and Houston, Texas (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,454 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
46.4%
Mid Career
24.8%
Experienced
19.1%
Late Career
7.2%