Audio and Video Equipment Technician Salary

audio-video-equipment-technician-salary-chart.jpgAn audio and video equipment technician’s job includes; setting up and operating audio and video equipment such as video screens and monitors, sound speakers, microphones, projectors, connecting wires/cables, sound and mixing boards, recording equipment, including related electronic equipment used in concerts, meetings, conventions, sports events, conferences, and presentations. At times the technician may also work with associated spotlights as well as other custom illumination systems.

Salary

An audio and video equipment technician has a mean annual pay of $46,040. The employment estimate for the number employed is about 54,310.

When it comes to the percentile wage estimates for this occupation:
• The bottom 10% has an annual wage of $22,860
• The median annual wage is $41,850
• The top 10% has an annual wage of $74,470

The states with top salary averages:
• Nevada ($62,590 average)
• New Jersey ($55,720)
• New York ($55,540)

The top paying industries include:
• Aerospace product and parts manufacturing ($72,200 average)
• Household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers ($65,870)
• Navigational, measuring, electromedical, and control instruments manufacturing ($61,600)
• Scientific research and development services ($57,870)
• Insurance carriers ($56,750)

Industries with the highest levels of employment in audio and video equipment occupation include:
• Motion picture and video industries
• Commercial and industrial machinery and equipment rental and leasing
• Promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events
• Colleges, universities, and professional schools
• Radio and television broadcasting

Job Outlook

The job outlook of audio and video equipment technician is about 14% for 2012-2022, as fast as average. Audio and video equipment are in demand in many buildings, there will be a need for technicians to maintain and upgrade to maintain or upgrade complicated, outdated systems. More businesses will use video conferencing to reduce travel costs and improve efficiency.

Audio and Video Equipment Technician Salary by State

State Lowest 10% Median Salary Highest 10% Average Salary
Alabama $20,500 $35,490 $66,510 $39,520
Alaska $25,770 $36,530 $55,490 $38,380
Arizona $21,860 $35,520 $71,280 $40,360
Arkansas $17,940 $28,710 $45,580 $30,720
California $26,160 $46,540 $84,080 $50,900
Colorado $27,320 $47,390 $74,000 $50,970
Connecticut $26,580 $42,760 $63,220 $44,090
Delaware $26,670 $37,400 $72,460 $42,210
Florida $21,180 $33,630 $59,730 $37,200
Georgia $20,160 $37,950 $74,960 $42,930
Hawaii $18,610 $39,660 $60,300 $40,050
Idaho $25,700 $38,100 $56,900 $39,840
Illinois $18,420 $40,330 $74,210 $43,290
Indiana $21,980 $31,840 $52,240 $35,770
Iowa $18,110 $28,910 $51,590 $32,150
Kansas $19,440 $37,110 $78,320 $41,030
Kentucky $17,620 $32,920 $57,500 $34,800
Louisiana $17,900 $34,800 $57,440 $37,220
Maine $19,320 $33,750 $46,270 $33,520
Maryland $26,280 $41,280 $69,410 $44,880
Massachusetts $31,650 $47,140 $79,260 $50,840
Michigan $24,530 $38,770 $66,880 $42,510
Minnesota $26,930 $42,430 $80,630 $49,150
Mississippi $17,630 $30,750 $43,030 $30,590
Missouri $25,970 $49,370 $61,850 $46,530
Montana $19,340 $30,790 $46,530 $32,160
Nebraska $20,240 $40,470 $52,150 $38,490
Nevada $33,640 $57,260 $81,340 $62,590
New Hampshire $23,450 $40,780 $99,460 $49,140
New Jersey $32,330 $55,420 $82,190 $55,720
New Mexico $19,880 $32,000 $70,230 $38,440
New York $29,770 $50,500 $88,850 $55,540
North Carolina $20,760 $32,250 $54,390 $34,580
North Dakota $20,910 $33,880 $56,790 $35,980
Ohio $22,890 $37,000 $60,200 $40,260
Oklahoma $17,640 $32,390 $48,280 $33,300
Oregon $22,990 $36,280 $62,190 $41,950
Pennsylvania $21,570 $39,450 $67,140 $42,310
Rhode Island $29,530 $47,350 $64,550 $47,270
South Carolina $19,260 $26,470 $47,820 $30,640
South Dakota $24,550 $31,020 $41,150 $31,450
Tennessee $22,450 $37,590 $66,060 $42,670
Texas $24,620 $37,740 $61,760 $40,980
Utah $18,590 $35,210 $57,950 $38,120
Vermont $20,480 $36,010 $60,300 $38,440
Virginia $22,600 $37,890 $70,650 $42,500
Washington $26,790 $44,240 $72,500 $46,800
West Virginia $18,840 $38,320 $87,360 $45,000
Wisconsin $23,530 $41,610 $67,600 $43,730
Wyoming $24,170 $36,160 $60,920 $39,720