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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in New Jersey

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Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in New Jersey

Is New Jersey a good place for you to work as an Audio or Video Equipment Technician?

12.2% Jobs Projection
$52,690 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

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

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

  • Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Work in New Jersey?

There were approximately 2,240 workers employed as Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 1,820 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in NJ Employment Trend

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

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

Job Projections for New Jersey

Jobs for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 12.2% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 12.8%.

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

New Jersey Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 230 annual job openings, and 2,390 total jobs in 2026 for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians in this state.

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

What do Audio and Video Equipment Technicians Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Audio and Video Equipment Technicians ranged from $31,670 to $79,580 with $52,690 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $15.23 to $38.26. The median hourly rate was $25.33.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $25.97 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.64.

The median salary in New Jersey is higher than the nationwide median salary.

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

Top New Jersey 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 7,690 $52,730
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 920 $43,550
Atlantic City-Hammonton, NJ 870 $55,170
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 270 n/a
Trenton, NJ 70 $59,520

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation NJ Employment Total
Broadcast Technicians 550
Sound Engineering Technicians 430

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