Audio and video recording technicians

National Occupation Code (NOC): 5225  ยท  Browse All Occupations

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Audio and video recording technicians operate equipment to record, mix and edit sound, music and videotape, for motion pictures, television and radio programs, videos, recordings and live events. They are employed by multimedia companies, film, video and concert production companies, sound recording firms, theatre and dance companies, educational establishments, clubs, hotels, bands, radio stations, television networks and video production and editing companies.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Digital Effects Specialist
  • Assistant Sound Editor
  • Audio Engineer - Recording Studio
  • Audio Operator
  • Audio Operator Assistant
  • Audio Recording Studio Operator
  • Audio Technician
  • Audiovisual (AV) Technician
  • AV (audiovisual) Technician
  • Colour Timer - Video
  • Digital Effects Specialist
  • Dubbing Machine Operator
  • Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor
  • Electronic Video Graphics Operator
  • ENG (electronic News Gathering) Editor
  • Film Technician
  • Film Technician - Motion Picture
  • Master Record Cutter
  • Multimedia Sound Technician
  • Multimedia Sound-effects Supervisor
  • Music Editor - Recording Studio
  • Music Mixer
  • Music Or Sound Mixer
  • Operator, P.A. (public Address) Systems
  • P.A. (public Address) Operator
  • P.A. (public Address) System Operator
  • Playback Operator
  • Postproduction Technician
  • Production Sound Recordist
  • Public Address (P.A.) Operator
  • Public Address (P.A.) System Operator
  • Radio Recorder
  • Radio Technician
  • Recording Engineer
  • Recording Studio Technician
  • Re-recording Mixer
  • Sound Cutter
  • Sound Editor
  • Sound Effects Editor
  • Sound Effects Specialist
  • Sound Engineer
  • Sound Engineer (except Professional Engineers)
  • Sound Engineer Assistant
  • Sound Keyer
  • Sound Librarian - Audio-recording
  • Sound Mix Engineer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Sound Operator
  • Sound Recorder
  • Sound Recording Engineer
  • Sound Recording Supervisor
  • Sound Recordist
  • Sound Technician
  • Sound-recording And Video-recording Reproduction Equipment Operator
  • Sound-recording Equipment Operator
  • Stereo Tape Editor
  • Video And Sound Recorder
  • Video Recorder
  • Video Recording Technician
  • Video Sound Mixer
  • Video Technician
  • Video-editing Equipment Operator
  • Video-recording Equipment Operator
  • Videotape Editor
  • Videotape Postproduction Editor
  • Videotape Recording (VTR) Editor
  • Videotape Recording (VTR) Operator
  • Videotape Technician
  • VTR (videotape Recording) Editor
  • VTR (videotape Recording) Operator
  • Audiovisual (AV) Technician
  • Multimedia Sound Technician
  • Postproduction Technician
  • Recording Engineer
  • Recording Studio Technician
  • Sound Effects Editor
  • Sound Mixer
  • Sound Technician
  • Video And Sound Recorder
  • Video Recording Technician
  • Audio Engineer - Recording Studio
  • Electronic News Gathering (ENG) Editor
  • Public Address (P.A.) System Operator
  • Radio Technician
  • Sound Engineer

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for audio and video recording technicians.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate N/A
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma N/A
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma N/A
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level N/A
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above N/A
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Sex

The following table details median income by sex for audio and video recording technicians.

Sex Median Income
Male $0
Female $0
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for audio and video recording technicians

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 10
25 to 34 years 0
35 to 44 years 10
45 to 54 years 0
55 to 64 years 0
65 to 74 years 0
75 years and over 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for audio and video recording technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 10
Part Time 15
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Sex

This chart outlines regional employment participation by sex for audio and video recording technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated sex, or refer to the table below.

Sex Employed Individuals
Male 20
Female 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for audio and video recording technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 15
Self Employed 10
Total 25
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for audio and video recording technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 20
Unemployed 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for audio and video recording technicians. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 10
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 0
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 15
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 0
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 0
Total 20
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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