Training Requirements for Audio And Video Equipment Technicians

Audio and video equipment technicians need a postsecondary nondegree award and short-term on-the-job training.

Degrees for Audio and video equipment technicians
Percent
Less than High School 1.5
High School 16.2
Some College 27.5
Associates Degree 16.7
Bachelors Degree 32.5
Masters Degree 5.0
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.5

Employment Outlook for Audio And Video Equipment Technicians

This represents about 70,000 people in the United States.

Over the next 10 years there will be aproximately 8,000 more audio and video equipment technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 21,000 more.

Typical Income for Audio And Video Equipment Technicians

Hourly Income

On average,audio and video equipment technicians make $22.81 per hour.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Audio and video equipment technicians $11.55 $14.96 $20.30 $28.32 $37.97
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $10.20 $14.69 $22.69 $34.33 $49.69
Media and communication equipment workers $10.40 $14.65 $21.96 $33.35 $47.69
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators $10.59 $14.47 $20.47 $29.53 $40.55
National Average $9.27 $11.60 $17.81 $28.92 $45.45

Annual Salaries

On average, audio and video equipment technicians make $47,450 per year.

Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Audio and video equipment technicians $24,020 $31,110 $42,230 $58,910 $78,980
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $21,210 $30,560 $47,190 $71,410 $103,360
Media and communication equipment workers $21,630 $30,460 $45,680 $69,370 $99,200
Broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators $22,030 $30,100 $42,590 $61,420 $84,330
National Average $19,290 $24,140 $37,040 $60,150 $94,540

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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