Government Affairs

Our mission is to influence public policy to protect CEDIA members, the electronics industry and consumers.

Workforce Development

The future of smart home technology depends not only on the technology, but on the people who are desigining and installing it. 

Standards & Best Practices

CEDIA is committed to producing ANSI accredited standards and best practices that ensure professionalism in the industry. 

Design & Build Outreach

The CEDIA Outreach Instructor (COI) program enables members to provide continuing education to their local industry partners. 

Market Intelligence

Improve your business through knowledge of the latest trends statistics in the smart home industry.

Events Calendar

Search the CEDIA Calendar to locate all the up and coming events, training, including boot camps, workshops and more. 

Tech + Business Summits

Introducing the new and improved CEDIA Tech + Business Summits—the latest in innovative new technology and world-class, business- and tech-centric education to help you achieve your goals.


CEDIA Expo brings together home tech pros and exhibitors to the leading global event for smart home technology. 

Integrated Systems Europe

ISE showcases the world's leading technology innovators and solutions providers of four days of inspiring conferences. 

Smart Home Awards

CEDIA's Smart Home Awards programs recognizes the top projects, products and individuals in the smart home technology industry. 

CEDIA Academy

The CEDIA Academy is the leading online learning portal for all your home technology integration learning.

In-Person Training

Elevate your expertize in smart home technology with our in-person training sessions. Gain hands-on experience and practical knowledge.


CEDIA Certification is a set of credentials that reflect defined areas of knowledge in the Smart Home Technology industry. Certifications are held by the individual; you earn the certification, and you carry it with you as you continue your career.

White Papers

CEDIA white papers dive deep into applications, recommendations, and advice on a wide range of topics: from software and hardware to best practices, standards, and formats.

Tech + Business Summits

The CEDIA Tech + Business Summits are one-day events showcasing upcoming technology and future trends in the smart home industry.

Our Smart Home Workforce and Career Development Initiatives

Discovering the Next Generation of the Workforce for Our Industry Play

Discovering the Next Generation of the Workforce for Our Industry

Research from CEDIA’s Professional Smart Home Market Analysis revealed that nearly half of respondents have felt the effects of workforce and labor shortages on their businesses. Additionally, more than 50% anticipate the need to onboard a technical professional within the coming year. CEDIA is working to become a viable link between skilled trades talent pipelines (educational institutions, workforce development agencies, community organisations) and smart home industry employers (integrators, distributors, manufacturers) with initiatives like the NextGen Smart Home Career Toolkit.  

These free resources make it easy for the CEDIA channel to give polished career fair and in-class presentations and offer informative leave-behind assets. CEDIA is committed to developing programs and initiatives that leverage the strengths of the association and its partners to provide job seekers with sustainable education and career pathways in the integrated systems industry. 

Workforce Development Resources For:

Industry Employers

CEDIA is working to create meaningful workforce development in the smart home industry by supporting volunteers willing to serve as ambassadors in their local communities.

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CEDIA offers credentials for every stage of your career, from entry-level to industry veteran. The best way for job seekers to demonstrate they are the skilled talent employers are looking for is by earning industry-recognized credentials.

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Education Partners

CEDIA is continuing to expand its global reach by developing education partnerships that offer hands-on education programs in local communities.

Learn more about our Education Partners

What Kind of Jobs are there in the Smart Home Workforce?

What Kind of Jobs are there in the Smart Home Workforce?

Start your career journey and work your way up the smart home career path


Under direct supervision, performs wiring and installation of electronic systems. Experienced individuals earn an average of $40,000* annually. 


Actively participates in electronic system design, engineering, and/or documentation. Experienced individuals earn an average of $55,000* annually.

Project Manager

Provides overall management on multiple projects, to include project communication, coordination, scheduling, materials management, and invoicing.  Experienced individuals earn an average of $50,000* annually.


Creates the user interface and develops code for overlay control systems. Programming of lighting control systems, distributed audio systems, and universal remote controls may also fall into the programmer functional role. Experienced individuals earn an average of $57,500* annually.


Sells custom electronic system design and installation services; establishes and nurtures relationships with architects, designers, home builders, realtors, and others to promote future business; develops and presents electronic system proposals.  Senior Sales team members earn an average of $68,000* annually. 


Owners and partners on average have a lot of experience within the industry or in running a business. They may spend their day fulfilling a variety of functions within the business (i.e. sales, office management, design, etc.). Experienced individuals earn an average of $70,000* annually.

CEDIA Next Gen Toolkit

Our Next Gen toolkit includes resources, outreach messages, insights and videos to support our industry employers in uncovering the Next Generation of smart home professionals.

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Smart Home Average Wage and Salary Survey

Intrigued to know what the average U.S. industry wage and salary is for the smart home workforce? Find out more by clicking on the U.S. Salary Study. We're also conducting surveys in the UK and APAC (Asia & Pacific). Click on your current location and conduct the survey.

Find a Smart Home Professional

We have members all around the world. Find a Smart Home Technology integrator expert near you.

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