$39,910 - $57,241
Average Per Year
What do Audio-Visual Technicians Do?
Audio-visual technicians operate, monitor and adjust video and audio equipment to maintain quality during live and taped performances and programs. Technicians must be able to quickly assemble and disassemble their equipment when working at performances or other time-sensitive events.
Work environments for people with this skill set include television production studios, music recording studios, live music venues and radio stations. Many technicians are also responsible for setting up lighting equipment for both temporary and permanent stages in hotels, offices and schools.
What are companies looking for specifically?
- Bachelor’s degree or military equivalent preferred.
- Certification from the Society of Broadcast Engineers (SBE) and/or the Entertainment Certification Program (ETCP) also preferred.