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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in Illinois

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

11.2% Jobs Projection
$38,700 Median Salary
310 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Work in Illinois?

2,740 people worked as Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,980 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 240 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in IL Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.8%.

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

Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 310 annual Audio and Video Equipment Technicians job openings in Illinois, and 3,270 total jobs in the year 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 Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians ranged from $19,330 to $74,780 with $38,700 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.29 to $35.95. The median hourly rate was $18.61.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $17.5 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.11.

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

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

Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 2,390 $38,970
St. Louis, MO-IL 1,130 $40,600
Rockford, IL 90 $36,210
Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 70 $36,500
Springfield, IL 50 $38,330

Top States for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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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Occupation IL Employment Total
Broadcast Technicians 1,300
Sound Engineering Technicians 220
Radio Operators 50

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