Becoming an Audio Visual Technician via Online Education?

At the very least, online education can help you lay a foundation and/or open up alternate career paths. Grand Canyon University is a US school (accredited) offering film courses to train individuals to become top-notch filmmakers, producers, directors, film directors, film producers, film industry professionals, etc. Currently, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics there are 46,070 people employed as audio and video equipment technicians alone in America, and their average annual salary is $42,450. Colleges and universities like Grand Canyon University that provide online education are successfully launching workers into this field.

Audio Visual Technician Salary Information

Category: Audio and video equipment technicians

Total # Employed in the US 46,070
Average Hourly Wage: $20.41/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$10.5 $13.82 $18.8 $25.83 $33.18
Average Yearly Salary $42,450
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$21,840 $28,740 $39,100 $53,720 $69,020
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
2.3% 19.6% 29.5% 14.8% 29.5% 3.6% 0.7%
Audio and video equipment technicians — WAGES BY STATE, SORTED BY SALARY
STATEAverage Hourly WageAverage Annual Salary
North Dakota $27.55/hr $57,300
Oklahoma $25.6/hr $53,240
Florida $25.5/hr $53,050
New York $22.11/hr $45,980
Colorado $22.04/hr $45,840
District of Columbia $22.01/hr $45,780
Delaware $21.58/hr $44,880
Virginia $20.91/hr $43,490
Mississippi $20.74/hr $43,130
Nebraska $20.28/hr $42,170
Arkansas $19.95/hr $41,500
Missouri $19.87/hr $41,320
Kansas $19.86/hr $41,320
Maryland $19.46/hr $40,480
Iowa $19.2/hr $39,930
Connecticut $18.63/hr $38,750
Kentucky $18.53/hr $38,540
North Carolina $18.5/hr $38,480
Wyoming $18.35/hr $38,160
Idaho $18.2/hr $37,850
Utah $18.1/hr $37,650
Hawaii $18.1/hr $37,640
South Carolina $18.02/hr $37,470
Alaska $17.99/hr $37,420
Puerto Rico $17.66/hr $36,730
New Hampshire $17.61/hr $36,630
Michigan $17.28/hr $35,940
Oregon $17.18/hr $35,740
California $16.8/hr $34,940
Wisconsin $16.69/hr $34,710
Maine $16.51/hr $34,340
Guam $16.43/hr $34,180
Montana $16.4/hr $34,110
Ohio $15.83/hr $32,920
Louisiana $15.52/hr $32,290
Massachusetts $15.22/hr $31,670
Washington $15.13/hr $31,470
Tennessee $15.06/hr $31,320
West Virginia $14.84/hr $30,860
South Dakota $14.64/hr $30,440
New Mexico $14.59/hr $30,340
Alabama $14.43/hr $30,010
Nevada $14.02/hr $29,170
Pennsylvania $13.63/hr $28,350
New Jersey $13.09/hr $27,230


Category: Audio-Visual Collections Specialists

Total # Employed in the US 6,800
Average Hourly Wage: $22.35/hr
Hourly Wage Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$12.17 $15.69 $21.1 $28.0 $34.9
Average Yearly Salary $46,490
Yearly Salary Range
PERCENTILE
10%25%50%75%90%
$25,310 $32,630 $43,880 $58,240 $72,590
Employment Demographics
% OF WORKERS WITH
< High School Diploma High School Diploma Some College Associate Degree Bachelor Degree Master Degree Doctoral Degree
0.9% 5.3% 10.3% 5.5% 25.4% 44.5% 8.1%


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