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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California

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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California

Considering a career as an Audio or Video Equipment Technician in California?

10.8% Jobs Projection
$47,100 Median Salary
1,850 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California is growing faster than average.

  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Work in California?

In 2018, there were 14,290 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians working in the state.

There were 15,930 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 1,640 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 790 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians working in it, which means California has more Audio and Video Equipment Technicians than average.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 10.8% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.8%.

Job Projections for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 1,850 annual job openings, and a total of 19,500 jobs for California Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 9,000 annual jobs and 94,000 total jobs in 2026.

What do Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians ranged from $28,720 to $98,970 with $47,100 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.81 to $47.58. The median hourly rate was $22.64.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.23 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.41.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Audio and Video Equipment Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 8,620 $46,380
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 2,070 $56,810
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 900 $42,180
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 500 $50,400
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 470 $38,170
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 270 $46,470
Santa Rosa, CA 70 $63,760
Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 40 $37,690

Top States for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Audio and Video Equipment Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 14,290 $47,100
New York 7,780 $51,840
Texas 5,340 $38,340
Florida 4,870 $37,300
Nevada 2,860 $53,450
Illinois 2,740 $38,700
Pennsylvania 2,410 $44,400
Georgia 2,350 $41,560
New Jersey 2,240 $52,690
Massachusetts 2,060 $53,820
Virginia 1,810 $45,530
Missouri 1,720 $40,970
Washington 1,690 $47,350
Tennessee 1,690 $44,360
Utah 1,630 $36,470
Michigan 1,520 $38,260
Arizona 1,500 $40,990
Ohio 1,470 $37,260
Indiana 1,240 $35,110
Minnesota 1,230 $44,970

Below are the states where Audio and Video Equipment Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $61,240
Massachusetts $53,820
Nevada $53,450
Hawaii $53,300
New Jersey $52,690
New York $51,840
Connecticut $50,950
Washington $47,350
California $47,100
North Dakota $46,650

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