Audio and Video Equipment Technicians (27-4011)

Occupation description:  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).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 184181 -1.65 1116
United States 83,30094,000 12.92,500 5,5009,070

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.


2017 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 22.8511.8815.29 20.2828.3937.77
Alaska 24.6215.1717.15 21.2028.3543.99
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 25.6115.1917.05 21.1832.0746.95

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
19043 22.616.0 10.3
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation97
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation44
UI claimants previously working in occupation20
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 139
Number of job position postings 16
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 8.7

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Postsecondary non-degree award Work experience: None On-the-job training: Short-term on-the-job training