Prospects for Audio Visual Technicians

  • Employment opportunities for broadcast and sound engineering technicians are estimated to grow eight percent during the ten-year period 2016-2026, according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. Demand for them is expected from enterprises, entertainment houses, and schools, which want to improve their audio-visual capabilities, the government agency adds. These organizations require technicians to arrange, operate, maintain, and repair cutting-edge technological equipment. InfoComm International provides a Certified Technology Specialist (CTS) course, which is a recognized certification for audio-visual technicians.

    Audio Visual Technician Educational Qualifications
    Most employers prefer to hire candidates with a GED or a high school diploma in audio-visual technology or digital media. A bachelor's degree in communications or broadcasting is also accepted, says study.com.

    An Audio Visual Technician needs to move, assemble, maintain, and fix equipment. An Audio Visual Technician should be conversant with cameras and lighting techniques and know how to use software and editing equipment.

    In addition to possessing the ability to do physical work, An Audio Visual Technician need to have good eyesight and hearing.


    Audio Visual Technician Salary

    The average salary of an Audio Visual Technician in the United States is $55,155, according to salary.com.