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Occupational Employment and Wages, May 2020

27-4098 Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

This occupation includes the 2018 SOC occupations 27-4015 Lighting Technicians and 27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other and the 2010 SOC occupation 27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other.


National estimates for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
Industry profile for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other
Geographic profile for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other

National estimates for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other: Top

Employment estimate and mean wage estimates for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Employment (1) Employment
RSE (3)
Mean hourly
wage
Mean annual
wage (2)
Wage RSE (3)
21,860 8.8 % $ 36.00 $ 74,880 1.6 %

Percentile wage estimates for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Percentile 10% 25% 50%
(Median)
75% 90%
Hourly Wage $ 14.98 $ 21.75 $ 34.12 $ 47.27 $ 59.46
Annual Wage (2) $ 31,150 $ 45,240 $ 70,980 $ 98,330 $ 123,670


Industry profile for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other: Top

Industries with the highest published employment and wages for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all industries with employment in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.

Industries with the highest levels of employment in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Radio and Television Broadcasting 5,040 2.48 (8) (8)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,290 1.30 $ 40.46 $ 84,150
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 4,140 0.20 $ 46.74 $ 97,220
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools 1,310 0.04 $ 31.61 $ 65,750
Rental and leasing services (5322, 5323, and 5324 only) 460 0.15 $ 25.86 $ 53,780

Industries with the highest concentration of employment in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Radio and Television Broadcasting 5,040 2.48 (8) (8)
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,290 1.30 $ 40.46 $ 84,150
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events 420 0.37 $ 27.75 $ 57,720
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media 40 0.33 $ 28.58 $ 59,450
Performing Arts Companies 290 0.28 $ 28.02 $ 58,270

Top paying industries for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Industry Employment (1) Percent of industry employment Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Federal Executive Branch (OEWS Designation) 4,140 0.20 $ 46.74 $ 97,220
Motion Picture and Video Industries 4,290 1.30 $ 40.46 $ 84,150
Scientific Research and Development Services 40 0.01 $ 37.05 $ 77,070
Management of Companies and Enterprises 140 0.01 $ 33.64 $ 69,980
Traveler Accommodation 130 0.01 $ 33.32 $ 69,300


Geographic profile for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other: Top

States and areas with the highest published employment, location quotients, and wages for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other are provided. For a list of all areas with employment in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other, see the Create Customized Tables function.





States with the highest employment level in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
California 9,210 0.56 3.57 $ 36.41 $ 75,730
Florida 870 0.10 0.65 $ 39.07 $ 81,260
Texas 730 0.06 0.38 $ 36.53 $ 75,990
Georgia 660 0.15 0.98 $ 31.67 $ 65,870
Maryland 630 0.25 1.60 $ 45.80 $ 95,260




States with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Hawaii 330 0.57 3.62 $ 34.91 $ 72,620
California 9,210 0.56 3.57 $ 36.41 $ 75,730
District of Columbia 340 0.49 3.14 $ 52.08 $ 108,340
Maryland 630 0.25 1.60 $ 45.80 $ 95,260
Nevada 280 0.22 1.41 $ 34.77 $ 72,330




Top paying states for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

State Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
District of Columbia 340 0.49 3.14 $ 52.08 $ 108,340
Virginia 470 0.13 0.81 $ 45.91 $ 95,500
Maryland 630 0.25 1.60 $ 45.80 $ 95,260
Pennsylvania (8) (8) (8) $ 41.49 $ 86,300
Massachusetts 140 0.04 0.27 $ 40.57 $ 84,380





Metropolitan areas with the highest employment level in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,310 1.26 7.99 $ 37.16 $ 77,290
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 740 0.24 1.55 $ 50.67 $ 105,390
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 500 0.19 1.20 $ 30.56 $ 63,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 450 0.19 1.23 $ 33.84 $ 70,380
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 390 0.30 1.92 $ 45.54 $ 94,720
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 360 0.25 1.61 $ 31.35 $ 65,200
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 330 0.34 2.15 $ 29.08 $ 60,490
Urban Honolulu, HI 300 0.73 4.65 $ 35.83 $ 74,530
Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise, NV 250 0.27 1.73 $ 35.74 $ 74,340
Colorado Springs, CO 220 0.79 5.05 $ 44.30 $ 92,140




Metropolitan areas with the highest concentration of jobs and location quotients in Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 7,310 1.26 7.99 $ 37.16 $ 77,290
Colorado Springs, CO 220 0.79 5.05 $ 44.30 $ 92,140
Urban Honolulu, HI 300 0.73 4.65 $ 35.83 $ 74,530
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles-Arroyo Grande, CA 80 0.69 4.41 $ 36.50 $ 75,930
Rapid City, SD 30 0.54 3.46 $ 20.77 $ 43,200
Boulder, CO 90 0.49 3.09 $ 24.96 $ 51,920
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, CA 80 0.46 2.94 $ 40.24 $ 83,700
Eugene, OR 60 0.38 2.40 $ 20.51 $ 42,650
Salinas, CA 60 0.36 2.26 $ 46.89 $ 97,530
Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 330 0.34 2.15 $ 29.08 $ 60,490




Top paying metropolitan areas for Lighting Technicians and Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other:

Metropolitan area Employment (1) Employment per thousand jobs Location quotient (9) Hourly mean wage Annual mean wage (2)
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 740 0.24 1.55 $ 50.67 $ 105,390
Salinas, CA 60 0.36 2.26 $ 46.89 $ 97,530
Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, MD 390 0.30 1.92 $ 45.54 $ 94,720
St. Louis, MO-IL 50 0.04 0.26 $ 45.32 $ 94,260
Colorado Springs, CO 220 0.79 5.05 $ 44.30 $ 92,140
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL (8) (8) (8) $ 43.32 $ 90,110
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX (8) (8) (8) $ 42.82 $ 89,060
Bakersfield, CA (8) (8) (8) $ 41.94 $ 87,240
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (8) (8) (8) $ 41.59 $ 86,500
New Haven, CT (8) (8) (8) $ 40.99 $ 85,260


About May 2020 National, State, Metropolitan, and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

These estimates are calculated with data collected from employers in all industry sectors, all metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas, and all states and the District of Columbia. The top employment and wage figures are provided above. The complete list is available in the downloadable XLS files.

The percentile wage estimate is the value of a wage below which a certain percent of workers fall. The median wage is the 50th percentile wage estimate—50 percent of workers earn less than the median and 50 percent of workers earn more than the median. More about percentile wages.


(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(8) Estimate not released.

(9) The location quotient is the ratio of the area concentration of occupational employment to the national average concentration. A location quotient greater than one indicates the occupation has a higher share of employment than average, and a location quotient less than one indicates the occupation is less prevalent in the area than average.


Other OEWS estimates and related information:

May 2020 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 State Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

May 2020 Occupation Profiles

Technical Notes

 

Last Modified Date: March 31, 2021