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Highest Paying Cities for Broadcast Technicians

The top 100 highest paying cities for broadcast technicians (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of broadcast technicians in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $80,140, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia is the highest paying city for broadcast technicians. It is followed by Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California (average annual salary $80,090). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of broadcast technicians in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Broadcast Technicians

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$80,140
1,170
2 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$80,090
100
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$77,880
1,260
4 Nashua, New Hampshire
$77,580
50
5 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$67,070
320
6 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$66,620
80
7 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,220
50
8 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$61,230
1,850
9 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$60,050
300
10 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$58,860
70
11 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$58,170
4,160
12 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$57,830
70
13 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$57,590
4,320
14 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$55,710
410
15 Sioux City, South Dakota
$54,690
50
16 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$52,880
90
17 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$51,460
2,020
18 Toledo, Ohio
$49,990
40
19 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$49,350
500
20 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$48,270
60
21 Madison, Wisconsin
$47,940
160
22 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$47,700
70
23 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$47,540
390
24 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, Wisconsin
$46,820
180
25 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$46,400
70
26 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$46,240
80
27 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$45,510
810
28 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$45,460
920
29 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$45,180
850
30 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$44,860
440
31 Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$44,850
40
32 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$44,240
190
33 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$44,160
970
34 Anchorage, Alaska
$44,060
30
35 Memphis, Tennessee
$43,470
40
36 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$43,310
80
37 Boulder, Colorado
$43,140
30
38 Lincoln, Nebraska
$42,850
40
39 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$42,520
350
40 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$42,420
200
41 Macon, Georgia
$42,160
40
42 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$41,590
110
43 Cedar Rapids, Iowa
$41,480
30
44 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$41,100
120
45 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$40,670
30
46 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$40,530
400
47 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, South Carolina
$40,450
70
48 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$40,450
90
49 Lansing-East Lansing, Michigan
$40,380
80
50 Salt Lake City, Utah
$39,860
110
51 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$39,750
2,710
52 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$39,720
40
53 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$39,610
50
54 Wilmington, North Carolina
$39,590
40
55 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$39,550
290
56 Fargo, North Dakota
$39,450
40
57 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, USA
$39,290
360
58 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, USA
$39,040
2,990
59 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$38,720
370
60 Wichita, Kansas
$38,490
70
61 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$38,410
100
62 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$38,410
40
63 Tucson, Arizona
$38,400
60
64 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$38,280
180
65 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$38,260
170
66 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$38,070
370
67 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$37,810
190
68 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,630
290
69 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,500
70
70 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$37,490
60
71 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$37,380
80
72 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$37,240
360
73 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$36,820
80
74 Northwest Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$36,750
30
75 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,570
40
76 Akron, Ohio
$36,440
30
77 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$36,390
330
78 Green Bay, Wisconsin
$36,350
50
79 Cheyenne, Wyoming
$36,290
150
80 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$35,960
360
81 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$35,760
160
82 Midland, Texas
$35,730
40
83 Salinas, California
$35,620
60
84 Grand Junction, Colorado
$35,440
40
85 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$35,210
40
86 Fresno, California
$35,160
130
87 Jefferson City, Missouri
$35,110
30
88 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$35,070
90
89 Rochester, New York
$35,030
80
90 Camden, New Jersey
$34,980
50
91 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$34,970
220
92 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$34,660
260
93 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$34,640
80
94 Jacksonville, Florida
$34,610
70
95 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$34,570
270
96 Spartanburg, South Carolina
$34,430
50
97 Low Country South Carolina nonmetropolitan area, South Carolina
$34,420
n/a
98 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$34,300
60
99 Urban Honolulu, USA
$34,230
100
100 Syracuse, New York
$34,230
70
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