TV, Video or Audio Engineer

TV, video and audio engineers service and repair domestic television, video and audio appliances.


  • Carries out service tasks such as cleaning and insulation testing according to schedule.
  • Re-assembles equipment, tests for correct functioning and makes any necessary further adjustments.
  • Dismantles equipment and repairs or replaces faulty components or wiring.
  • Uses electronic testing equipment to diagnose faults and check voltages and resistance.
  • Examines equipment and observes reception to determine nature of defect.

Typical Education Level

Level 3 NVQ; A Levels

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 15% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data


Average annual earnings

The current average wage for tv, video or audio engineer is £26,427

179 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 179. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.


Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for tv, video or audio engineer roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £26,427 per year. That is about £2,202 per month or £13.55 per hour. New workers generally start on £16,494, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £38,511

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 179 people are employed in the region.

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