Audio and Video Technicians

5.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
71%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
26.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$47,920
or $23.04 hourly
VOLUME
62,360
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 71% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Audio and Video Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 26.2% by 2030
'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 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Audio and Video Technicians' was $47,920, or $23.04 hourly
'Audio and Video Technicians' are paid 14.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 62,360 people employed as Audio and Video Technicians.
This represents around 0.04% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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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