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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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,760
25th Percentile Wage
$35,280
50th Percentile Wage
$47,840
75th Percentile Wage
$62,950
90th Percentile Wage
$78,090

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 $78,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $26,760. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 191% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,8404.08%9.39%
201545,8903.97%-
201444,070-0.66%-
201344,3602.28%-
201243,350--

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

The average salaries of audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists in 6 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 professional, scientific, and technical services sector with an annual salary $57,590. The lowest paying sector is the federal, state, and local government sector (annual salary $40,030).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$57,590
Information
$51,460
Educational Services
$48,230
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$41,830
Health Care and Social Assistance
$40,240
Federal, State, and Local Government
$40,030

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 $24,010 to $66,780. The highest paying state for audio-visual and multimedia collections specialists is Connecticut with a median annual salary of $66,780. The lowest paying state is Alabama with a median annual salary of $24,010. 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
$66,780
Minnesota
$64,520
Georgia
$61,580
Massachusetts
$58,890
Kansas
$58,480
Texas
$57,760
New Jersey
$56,510
Missouri
$55,660
Virginia
$50,300
New York
$49,990
Illinois
$49,500
Pennsylvania
$46,140
Maryland
$45,810
North Carolina
$45,510
Arkansas
$45,360
Wisconsin
$44,760
Washington
$44,350
Puerto Rico
$43,460
California
$43,200
Oklahoma
$42,560
Oregon
$42,520
Tennessee
$42,250
Arizona
$41,830
New Mexico
$41,220
Ohio
$41,220
South Carolina
$39,490
Iowa
$38,420
Colorado
$38,010
Michigan
$36,910
Maine
$36,420
Indiana
$36,410
Mississippi
$32,340
Idaho
$29,660
Utah
$29,060
Alabama
$24,010


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