Audio and Video Equipment Technician Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of audio and video equipment technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare audio and video equipment technician salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,040
25th Percentile Wage
$29,520
50th Percentile Wage
$40,980
75th Percentile Wage
$55,930
90th Percentile Wage
$76,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audio and video equipment technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) audio and video equipment technicians is $76,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,980. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid audio and video equipment technicians is $23,040.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of audio and video equipment technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,9800.81%-3.37%
201540,6500.57%-
201440,4200.99%-
201340,020-5.85%-
201242,360--

Compare Audio and Video Equipment Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of audio and video equipment technicians in 13 industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for audio and video equipment technician occupations is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry with an annual salary $44,370. The lowest paying industry is the amusement parks and arcades industry (annual salary $31,760). For detailed audio and video equipment technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$44,370
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,190
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,190
Gambling Industries
$41,750
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$41,400
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$41,060
Spectator Sports
$40,520
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$39,210
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$38,200
Performing Arts Companies
$37,800
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$37,760
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$37,540
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$31,760

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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