Audio Visual Specialist Salary

Audio Visual Specialists in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $52K per year. Geography and career length each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. A large number enjoy medical while a fair number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Audio Visual Specialists report high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$35,017 - $72,610
$35K
$51K
$73K
MEDIAN: $51,189
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50%
90%

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$14.88 - $31.13
$15
$21
$31
MEDIAN: $21.22
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$0$72K
Salary $35,017 - $72,610
Bonus $296 - $7,946
Profit Sharing $2,150
Commission $9,500
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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$32,552 - $70,896
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 162
Hourly Data $0$52
Hourly Rate $14.88 - $31.13
Hourly Tips $0.13
Overtime $21.56 - $52.35
Annual Data $0$70K
Bonus $296 - $7,946
Commission $9,500
Profit Sharing $2,150
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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$32,552 - $70,896
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Jul 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 106

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.

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Audio Visual Specialist Tasks

  • 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.
  • Design and oversee audio visual events, both regular and special.
  • Create, test, and edit presentations and other multi-format materials.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve audio and visual problems.

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

National Average: $50,057

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that 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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Key Stats for Audio Visual Specialist

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Experience Affects Audio Visual Specialist Salaries

▲18%

▲15%

▲1%

National Average
$50,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Audio Visual Specialist Salaries

Audio Visual Equipment Use
▼0%

Audiovisual Systems
▼0%

National Average
$50,000

Audiovisual Hardware
▼1%

Project Management
▼1%

Audiovisual Tools
▼4%


Electronic Troubleshooting
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 37 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
no benefits
None: 13%