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
$22,900
25th Percentile Wage
$30,270
50th Percentile Wage
$40,270
75th Percentile Wage
$55,410
90th Percentile Wage
$73,750

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 $73,750. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid audio and video equipment technicians is $22,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,270
-1.76% -5.19%
2016
$40,980
0.81% -
2015
$40,650
0.57% -
2014
$40,420
0.99% -
2013
$40,020
-5.85% -
2012
$42,360
- -

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 14 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 other amusement and recreation industries industry with an annual salary $54,410. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $26,820). For detailed audio and video equipment technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$54,410
Gambling Industries
$43,920
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,000
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$43,000
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$42,730
Spectator Sports
$41,880
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$40,320
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$40,250
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$39,190
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$38,860
Performing Arts Companies
$38,600
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$37,190
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$36,130
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$26,820

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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