Audio and Video Equipment Technician Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for audio and video equipment technicians in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of audio and video equipment technicians amongst California cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,800
25th Percentile Wage
$32,830
50th Percentile Wage
$47,460
75th Percentile Wage
$68,490
90th Percentile Wage
$92,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audio and video equipment technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$12.88
25th Percentile Wage
$15.79
50th Percentile Wage
$22.82
75th Percentile Wage
$32.93
90th Percentile Wage
$44.57

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for audio and video equipment technicians in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.57. The median hourly salary is $22.82. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $12.88.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of audio and video equipment technicians from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,460-0.44%1.94%
201547,6703.31%-
201446,090-3.56%-
201347,7302.49%-
201246,540--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of audio and video equipment technicians in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of audio and video equipment technicians in state of California ranges from $34,100 to $54,100. The highest paying area for audio and video equipment technicians in California is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward with a median annual salary of $54,100. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Santa Rosa-Petaluma (mean annual salary $53,840). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $34,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$54,100
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$53,840
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$53,790
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$51,220
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$50,300
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$49,910
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$46,940
Fresno
$44,320
Salinas
$43,810
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$42,700
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$39,770
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$39,640
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$38,580
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$35,350
Modesto
$34,790
Bakersfield-Delano
$34,390
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$34,100


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