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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians



Set up, or set up and operate audio and video equipment including microphones, sound speakers, video screens, projectors, video monitors, recording equipment, connecting wires and cables, sound and mixing boards, and related electronic equipment for concerts, sports events, meetings and conventions, presentations, and news conferences. May also set up and operate associated spotlights and other custom lighting systems. Excludes "Sound Engineering Technicians" (27-4014).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Northeast Minnesota 5010$26.22/hr$11.97/hr$14.58/hr$22.42/hr$30.70/hr$47.61/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/AN/A
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities20$24.83/hr
Information130$31.31/hr
Financial Activities360$31.70/hr
Professional and Business Services180$27.37/hr
Education and Health Services170$24.87/hr
Leisure and Hospitality90$30.42/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration50$19.87/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State 10$24.69/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 20$25.02/hr6.7%
Southwest Minnesota 20$24.69/hr21.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 20$24.76/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$15.50/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 20$27.37/hrN/A
Rochester MN MSA 30$24.90/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$24.86/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 30$21.49/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$22.42/hr17.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 50$22.42/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$23.87/hr12.5%
Southeast Minnesota 60$24.65/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 760$30.43/hr19.8%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 800$30.42/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,020$29.32/hr18.9%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change -
Sound Engineering Technicians 490$35.23/hrN/A
Broadcast Technicians 260$15.30/hr6.7%
Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Film 180$25.01/hr15.7%


  • Construct and position properties, sets, lighting equipment, and other equipment.
  • Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, or multimedia presentations.
  • Mix and regulate sound inputs and feeds or coordinate audio feeds with television pictures.
  • Meet with directors and senior members of camera crews to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences, camera movements, and picture composition.
  • Determine formats, approaches, content, levels, and mediums to effectively meet objectives within budgetary constraints, using research, knowledge, and training.
  • Diagnose and resolve media system problems.
  • Edit videotapes by erasing and removing portions of programs and adding video or sound as required.
  • Control the lights and sound of events, such as live concerts, before and after performances, and during intermissions.
  • Meet with directors and senior members of camera crews to discuss assignments and determine filming sequences, camera movements, and picture composition.
  • Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.