Audio Visual Specialist Salary
|Salary||$32,389 - $72,249|
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|$31,857 - $71,933|
|Hourly Rate||$14.67 - $32.32|
|Overtime||$21.44 - $58.72|
|Total Pay (||$31,857 - $71,933|
Job Description for Audio Visual Specialist
Audio/visual specialists are responsible for providing audio/visual and IT services for companies, maintaining and repairing audio/visual equipment, recommending solutions to problems, and documenting procedures and maintenance. They must also test and resolve any technical issues that arise during an event or job and are expected to maintain the quality of all audio/visual equipment, perform minor and moderate repairs, and troubleshoot any technical issues that arise.Read More...
These specialists also edit and process data and process and digitize audio, and they are also responsible for maintaining audio/visual inventory and implementing proper backups and safeguards. They may be tasked with answering a variety of technical questions, as well as providing training or on-site management when working as part of a team. Communication skills are important in this position, as is the ability to properly take and give directions regarding a project's expectations.
A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, two to five years of experience in media production, and computer skills are generally required for this position, as are engineering skills for on-site repairs. These specialists must also be able to implement and maintain schedules, either independently or for groups of employees. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
Audio Visual Specialist Tasks
- Create, test, and edit presentations and other multi-format materials.
- Troubleshoot and resolve audio and visual problems.
- Design and oversee audio visual events, both regular and special.
- Set up, test, operate and calibrate audio and visual equipment for live meetings and recordings.
- Train and work with staff to ensure appropriate usage of audio visual equipment.
Audio Visual Specialist Job Listings
Pay by Experience Level for Audio Visual Specialist
Pay by Experience for an Audio Visual Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Audio Visual Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $45,000 based on 52 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Audio Visual Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 55 salaries. An experienced Audio Visual Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $58,000 based on 39 salaries. An Audio Visual Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $59,000 based on 20 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
With a pay rate for Audio Visual Specialists that is 29 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Audio Visual Specialists will also find cushy salaries in Washington (+14 percent) and Houston (+12 percent). With compensation 18 percent below the national average, Chicago is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market.
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