The salary statistics of audio and video equipment technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of audio and video equipment technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The audio and video equipment technicians 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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$24,710|
|25th Percentile Wage||$31,800|
|50th Percentile Wage||$42,190|
|75th Percentile Wage||$59,060|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,570|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for audio and video equipment technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) audio and video equipment technicians is $78,570. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,190. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,710. 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 217% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of audio and video equipment technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of audio and video equipment technicians in 18 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 and video equipment technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $57,840. The lowest paying sector is the retail trade sector (annual salary $33,650).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Accommodation and Food Services|| |
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
From the above tables we note that not only audio and video equipment technicians 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 and video equipment technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,820 to $60,930. The highest paying state for audio and video equipment technicians is District of Columbia with a median annual salary of $60,930. The lowest paying state is Guam with a median annual salary of $18,820. For more salary information of audio and video equipment technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New York|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |