Audio and Video Technicians

6.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
34%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
15.7%
by 2031
WAGES
$48,820
or $23.47 hourly
VOLUME
50,590
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 34% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Audio and Video Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 15.7% by 2031
'Audio and Video Technicians' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Audio and Video Technicians' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Audio and Video Technicians' was $48,820, or $23.47 hourly
'Audio and Video Technicians' are paid 6.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as audio and video technicians?

As of 2021 there were 50,590 people employed as Audio and Video Technicians within the United States.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 2 thousand people are employed as Audio and Video Technicians.

Job description

Set up, maintain, and dismantle audio and video equipment, such as microphones, sound speakers, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, video cameras, video monitors and servers, and related electronic equipment for live or recorded events, such as concerts, meetings, conventions, presentations, podcasts, news conferences, and sporting events.

SOC Code: 27-4011.00

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