Average Lighting Technician Hourly Pay

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The average hourly pay for a Lighting Technician is $16.15.
MEDIAN $16.15
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $24
$0 - $5,872
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,017
Total Pay
$25,069 - $58,465

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Career Paths

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Lighting Technician
Maintenance Technician
Apprentice Electrician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Lighting Technician

Skills in Problem Solving, Electronic Troubleshooting, Troubleshooting and Equipment Maintenance are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Computer/Console Operations.

Pay by Experience Level for Lighting Technician

An entry-level Lighting Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.57 based on 5 salaries. An early career Lighting Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $15.31 based on 103 salaries. A mid-career Lighting Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.88 based on 45 salaries. An experienced Lighting Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $19.34 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $21.
Employees with Lighting Technician in their job title in Las Vegas, Nevada earn an average of 52.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (20.9% more) and Atlanta, Georgia (17.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Orlando, Florida (6.4% less).

Years of Experience

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