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 areas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,530
25th Percentile Wage
$33,180
50th Percentile Wage
$44,160
75th Percentile Wage
$65,400
90th Percentile Wage
$92,730

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 $92,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $44,160. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audio and video equipment technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,160
-7.47% -5.39%
2016
$47,460
-0.44% -
2015
$47,670
3.31% -
2014
$46,090
-3.56% -
2013
$47,730
2.49% -
2012
$46,540
- -

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 $24,820 to $57,440. The highest paying area for audio and video equipment technicians in California is Santa Rosa-Petaluma with a median annual salary of $57,440. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Oakland-Fremont-Hayward (mean annual salary $56,150). The lowest paying area is Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura with a median annual salary of $24,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Rosa-Petaluma
$57,440
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$56,150
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$53,030
Fresno
$52,710
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$50,120
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles
$49,910
Salinas
$47,350
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$46,940
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$46,740
Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta
$42,700
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$40,850
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$40,360
Bakersfield-Delano
$39,190
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$38,580
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$37,880
Stockton
$35,300
Modesto
$34,790
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$31,400
Vallejo-Fairfield
$26,010
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura
$24,820




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