Average Low Voltage Technician Salary
$41,000 yearly
$19.80 hourly
Updated August 18, 2021
$31,000
10 %
$41,000
Median
$54,000
90 %
What Is The Average Low Voltage Technician Salary?
The average low voltage technician salary is $41,192 per year, or $19.8 per hour, in the United States. In terms of salary range, an entry level low voltage technician salary is roughly $31,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $54,000. If you like following the crowd, technology and construction companies tend to attract the most workers in this field. But if you're in it for the money, then you'll want to seek out construction, utilities, and telecommunication companies, as employees in each industry have reported the highest salaries. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, Hawaii, Minnesota, Washington, and North Dakota provide the highest low voltage technician salaries.
PercentileascdescAnnual SalaryascdescMonthly SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
90th Percentile
$54,000
$4,500
$26
75th Percentile
$47,000
$3,917
$23
Average
$41,192
$3,433
$20
25th Percentile
$35,000
$2,917
$17
10th Percentile
$31,000
$2,583
$15

Average Low Voltage Technician Salary By State

The darker areas on the map show where low voltage technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

Low Voltage Technician average salary by State

StateascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Alabama
$30,656
$14.74
Alaska
$80,529
$38.72
Arizona
$35,882
$17.25
Arkansas
$30,382
$14.61
California
$49,932
$24.01
Colorado
$42,549
$20.46
Connecticut
$46,800
$22.50
Delaware
$42,592
$20.48
District of Columbia
$45,656
$21.95
Florida
$31,362
$15.08
Georgia
$35,190
$16.92
Hawaii
$60,609
$29.14
Idaho
$36,599
$17.60
Illinois
$41,206
$19.81
Indiana
$40,273
$19.36
Iowa
$39,138
$18.82
Kansas
$35,017
$16.84
Kentucky
$33,827
$16.26
Louisiana
$37,692
$18.12
Maine
$37,541
$18.05
Maryland
$40,805
$19.62
Massachusetts
$46,030
$22.13
Michigan
$41,729
$20.06
Minnesota
$57,383
$27.59
Mississippi
$32,781
$15.76
Missouri
$38,671
$18.59
Montana
$43,723
$21.02
Nebraska
$33,343
$16.03
Nevada
$43,209
$20.77
New Hampshire
$41,596
$20.00
New Jersey
$45,663
$21.95
New Mexico
$31,084
$14.94
New York
$47,926
$23.04
North Carolina
$32,344
$15.55
North Dakota
$51,706
$24.86
Ohio
$40,565
$19.50
Oklahoma
$33,774
$16.24
Oregon
$51,632
$24.82
Pennsylvania
$41,617
$20.01
Rhode Island
$43,825
$21.07
South Carolina
$35,545
$17.09
South Dakota
$37,175
$17.87
Tennessee
$31,833
$15.30
Texas
$36,448
$17.52
Utah
$38,172
$18.35
Vermont
$44,078
$21.19
Virginia
$34,409
$16.54
Washington
$56,819
$27.32
West Virginia
$33,989
$16.34
Wisconsin
$47,149
$22.67
Wyoming
$45,440
$21.85

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Highest Paying Cities For Low Voltage Technician

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CityascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc
Minneapolis, MN
$57,447
$27.62
Portland, OR
$51,704
$24.86
Wausau, WI
$48,728
$23.43
New York, NY
$47,974
$23.06
Boston, MA
$45,976
$22.10
Linden, NJ
$45,817
$22.03

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Average Low Voltage Technician Salary Over Time

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Location
    YearascdescAvg. salaryascdescHourly rateascdesc% Changeascdesc
    2021
    $41,200
    $19.80
    +2.0%
    2020
    $40,400
    $19.42
    +2.6%
    2019
    $39,300
    $18.92
    +1.6%
    2018
    $38,700
    $18.62
    +1.5%
    2017
    $38,100
    $18.34
    +1.2%

    How Much Do Low Voltage Technicians Make In Different Industries?

    The salary for a low voltage technician can vary depending on what industry the job is in. The highest salaries for low voltage technicians tend to be found in construction, utilities, and telecommunication companies. In fact, low voltage technicians can make a yearly salary of $47,765 while working for construction companies.
    RankIndustryAverage Low Voltage Technician SalaryLow Voltage Technician Salary Range
    1
    Construction
    $47,765
    $35k
    $53k
    2
    Utilities
    $47,223
    $35k
    $53k
    3
    Telecommunication
    $46,914
    $35k
    $53k
    4
    Manufacturing
    $46,231
    $35k
    $53k
    5
    Technology
    $42,708
    $35k
    $53k
    6
    Professional
    $41,756
    $35k
    $53k

    High Paying Low Voltage Technician Jobs

    Average JOB Salary by Field

    Apprentice

    Avg. salary: $31,908

    An apprentice is responsible for learning specialized tasks on their chosen field through actual job training under the supervision of tenured staff. An apprentice's duties include performing administrative tasks as needed, creating observation reports of daily operations, providing possible recommendations on improving productivity, and adhering to the business' safety standards and regulatory procedures. An apprentice must be detail-oriented, fast-learner, and enthusiastic. An apprentice should also know how to accept constructive criticisms and feedback to improve performance and skill development.
    11,773 Apprentice Jobs
    Commercial And Industrial Electrician

    Avg. salary: $42,068

    A commercial electrician is different from an industrial electrician since both perform in different environments and have distinct training. Commercial electricians are responsible for ensuring that the electrical components and wiring of the structure are working safely and efficiently. They commonly work on basic electrical installations and repairs of particular equipment. On the other hand, industrial electricians have more specialized and extensive education. Their duties require them to have an in-depth knowledge of their field since accuracy is very crucial in their line of work. They may operate issues relating to extraordinary high voltage systems and micro-control currents of electricity.
    26,740 Commercial And Industrial Electrician Jobs
    Electrician Helper

    Avg. salary: $32,516

    An electrician helper is responsible for performing electrical maintenance duties under the supervision of a senior electrician. Electrician helpers conduct electrical and system installations, following protocols for the safeness of the process and components. They also inspect electrical tools and equipment before use, request supplies, and ensure the adequacy of materials during electrical operations. An electrician helper must have comprehensive knowledge of the electrical industry, be a fast learner, and have excellent time-management skills, especially when following instructions from the senior electrician on making the project successful.
    14,755 Electrician Helper Jobs
    Industrial Electrician

    Avg. salary: $56,546

    An Industrial Electrician installs, maintains, and repairs electrical systems in industrial facilities. They are usually part of a construction team to put in and check new equipment and systems.
    15,460 Industrial Electrician Jobs
    Master Electrician

    Avg. salary: $58,414

    A Master Electrician installs, maintains, and repairs electrical systems in private homes or commercial properties. They also supervise the work performed by journeymen, ensure proper staffing, and monitor the quality, as well as prepare and submit work documentation.
    15,652 Master Electrician Jobs
    Apprentice Electrician

    Avg. salary: $32,982

    An Apprentice Electrician is responsible for conducting electrical repairs and faults under the supervision and guidelines of a Master Electrician. The duties of an Apprentice will vary while still under training; however, it will mostly revolve around assisting the Master Electrician or carrying out given tasks. Furthermore, an Apprentice Electrician may be responsible for clearing out sites, carrying or loading materials, procuring required supplies, understanding and interpreting various types of blueprints, handling wiring systems, and coordinating with multiple workers, even including the clients.
    11,897 Apprentice Electrician Jobs

    Low Voltage Technician Salaries By Years Of Experience

    The salary for a low voltage technician can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.
    Experience LevelascdescAvg. SalaryascdescHourly Rateascdesc
    Entry Level
    $25,500
    $12.26
    Mid Level
    $32,700
    $15.72
    Senior Level
    $46,300
    $22.26

    Which Companies Pay Low Voltage Technicians The Most?

    If you insist on knowing when your check is going to come and for how much, then you'd be better off working for companies like Siemens and First Choice Bancorp as they offer the highest salaries for low voltage technicians.
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    Recently Added Low Voltage Technician Salaries

    Location
    CompanyascdescJobascdescLocationascdescDate AddedascdescSalaryascdesc
    Core Tech
    Low Voltage Technician
    Low Voltage Technician
    Milwaukee, WI
    08/30/2021
    $29,218
    08/30/2021
    MSI
    Low Voltage Data Technician
    Low Voltage Data Technician
    Atlanta, GA
    08/28/2021
    $34,280
    08/28/2021
    Highcom Security Services, Inc.
    Low Voltage/Alarm Technician
    Low Voltage/Alarm Technician
    Oakland, CA
    08/25/2021
    $52,175
    08/25/2021
    Aerotek
    Low Voltage Technician
    Low Voltage Technician
    Mobile, AL
    08/23/2021
    $41,740
    08/23/2021
    City of Denver
    Low Voltage Systems Technician-Denver International Airport
    Low Voltage Systems Technician-Denver International Airport
    Denver, CO
    08/20/2021
    $61,754
    08/20/2021
    Randstad Us
    Low Voltage Assembly Technician
    Low Voltage Assembly Technician
    Hazelwood, MO
    08/18/2021
    $33,280
    08/18/2021
    Hiller Companies
    Low Volt Technician
    Low Volt Technician
    Phoenix, AZ
    08/07/2021
    $52,175
    08/07/2021
    Wide Effect
    Low Voltage Technician
    Low Voltage Technician
    Madison, WI
    08/05/2021
    $41,740
    08/05/2021
    Jobot
    Fire/Security Low Voltage Technician
    Fire/Security Low Voltage Technician
    Tigard, OR
    08/05/2021
    $70,000
    08/05/2021
    Teksystems
    Low Voltage Technician
    Low Voltage Technician
    Tampa, FL
    08/04/2021
    $37,566
    08/04/2021

    Average Low Voltage Technician Salary by Demographic

    Low Voltage Technician Gender Pay Gap

    male-income
    Male Income
    $31,795
    female-income
    Female Income
    $31,035
    Median Low Voltage Technician Income by Race
    White low voltage technicians have the highest average salary compared to other ethnicities. Hispanic or latino low voltage technicians have the lowest average salary at $30,787.
    $33,000
    $32,000
    $31,000
    $30,000
    Unknown
    White
    Black or African American
    Asian
    Hispanic or Latino
    Ethnicityascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    Unknown$31,471
    White$32,137
    Black or African American$31,166
    Asian$31,514
    Hispanic or Latino$30,787
    Average Low Voltage Technician Salary by Education Level
    Low voltage technicians with a Associate degree earn more than those without, at $33,817 annually. With a Bachelors degree, low voltage technicians earn a median annual income of $32,875 compared to $31,795 for low voltage technicians with an High School Diploma degree.
    $35,000
    $34,000
    $33,000
    $32,000
    $31,000
    High School Diploma or Less
    Bachelor's Degree
    Some College/ Associate Degree
    Educationascdesc
    Salaryascdesc
    High School Diploma or Less$31,795
    Bachelor's Degree$32,875
    Some College/ Associate Degree$33,817