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
Southeast Minnesota 4014$21.71/hr$12.29/hr$16.30/hr$21.34/hr$24.16/hr$34.47/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
ConstructionN/A$14.49/hr
ManufacturingN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities30$24.95/hr
Information230$25.74/hr
Financial Activities80N/A
Professional and Business Services290$24.36/hr
Education and Health Services110$22.70/hr
Leisure and Hospitality190$24.78/hr
Public Administration40$18.90/hr
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Northeast Minnesota N/A$20.22/hr5.3%
Northwest Minnesota N/A$13.81/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northwest Balance of State N/A$13.57/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Southwest Balance of State N/AN/AN/A
Duluth MN-WI MSA 10$14.65/hrN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA 20$14.83/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA 20$14.34/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$19.33/hrN/A
Southwest Minnesota 30$14.55/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 30$23.75/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$21.34/hr16.7%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 40$21.14/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 60$23.48/hr6.3%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 890$23.55/hr9.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 890$23.54/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,070$23.18/hr9.6%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Broadcast Technicians 430$18.11/hr-3.2%
Sound Engineering Technicians 150$26.62/hr-1.0%
Prepress Technicians and Workers 1,190$25.22/hr-21.7%


  • Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, or multimedia presentations.
  • Diagnose and resolve media system problems.
  • Control the lights and sound of events, such as live concerts, before and after performances, and during intermissions.
  • Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.
  • Install, adjust, and operate electronic equipment to record, edit, and transmit radio and television programs, motion pictures, video conferencing, or multimedia presentations.
  • Diagnose and resolve media system problems.
  • Compress, digitize, duplicate, and store audio and video data.
  • Switch sources of video input from one camera or studio to another, from film to live programming, or from network to local programming.
  • Direct and coordinate activities of assistants and other personnel during production.
  • Perform minor repairs and routine cleaning of audio and video equipment.