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Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialist Salary Information

The salary statistics of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialist Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,920
25th Percentile Wage
$35,740
50th Percentile Wage
$48,590
75th Percentile Wage
$64,510
90th Percentile Wage
$79,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists is $79,950. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,920. It is noted that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 196% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,590
1.54% 10.78%
2016
$47,840
4.08% -
2015
$45,890
3.97% -
2014
$44,070
-0.66% -
2013
$44,360
2.28% -
2012
$43,350
- -

Table 2. Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialist Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists in 10 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $63,140. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $29,820).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$63,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$55,130
Information
$51,980
Accommodation and Food Services
$51,380
Educational Services
$48,960
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$47,370
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$46,740
Health Care and Social Assistance
$46,320
Federal, State, and Local Government
$41,120
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$29,820

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Audio-Visual and Multimedia Collections Specialists by States

From the above tables we note that not only audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $23,660 to $67,080. The highest paying state for audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $67,080. The lowest paying state is Nebraska with a median annual salary of $23,660. For more salary information of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Connecticut
$67,080
Massachusetts
$61,320
Georgia
$60,400
Texas
$60,040
District of Columbia
$59,690
Minnesota
$59,340
Kansas
$58,480
New Jersey
$56,460
Hawaii
$55,540
New Hampshire
$55,350
Missouri
$55,260
Illinois
$53,950
New York
$50,760
Maryland
$49,520
Virginia
$49,460
Wisconsin
$49,340
North Carolina
$47,050
Florida
$46,850
Vermont
$46,550
Puerto Rico
$45,210
Delaware
$44,820
Pennsylvania
$44,420
California
$44,180
Oregon
$44,150
Arkansas
$43,980
Washington
$43,870
West Virginia
$43,370
Tennessee
$43,320
Oklahoma
$42,260
New Mexico
$41,220
Michigan
$40,910
Ohio
$40,710
South Carolina
$39,510
Arizona
$38,340
Colorado
$38,010
Iowa
$36,660
Maine
$36,420
Indiana
$35,530
Utah
$31,090
Idaho
$29,660
Mississippi
$29,350
Alabama
$24,010
Nebraska
$23,660



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