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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 $80,090, Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California is the highest paying city for broadcast technicians. It is followed by Nashua, New Hampshire (average annual salary $77,580). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$80,090
70
2 Nashua, New Hampshire
$77,580
50
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$68,750
310
4 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$68,700
390
5 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$65,220
50
6 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$65,160
920
7 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$63,040
990
8 Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn, Michigan
$61,660
90
9 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$61,230
1,850
10 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$56,260
230
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$54,610
3,910
12 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$52,730
70
13 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$51,460
2,020
14 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale, California
$50,580
2,400
15 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$49,870
540
16 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, Georgia
$48,930
570
17 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$48,180
110
18 Madison, Wisconsin
$47,420
210
19 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$45,550
110
20 Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach, Florida
$45,200
110
21 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$45,160
730
22 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$44,940
760
23 Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area, Nebraska
$44,850
40
24 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$44,620
460
25 Fargo, North Dakota
$44,610
40
26 Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater, Florida
$44,590
400
27 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky
$43,600
50
28 Memphis, Tennessee
$43,470
70
29 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$43,220
1,050
30 Boulder, Colorado
$43,140
30
31 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$42,910
1,080
32 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, Arkansas
$42,190
40
33 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$41,920
230
34 Lincoln, Nebraska
$41,640
40
35 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, Michigan
$40,770
410
36 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$40,740
150
37 Bakersfield-Delano, California
$40,670
30
38 Harrisburg-Carlisle, Pennsylvania
$40,200
80
39 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$40,110
130
40 Boise City-Nampa, Idaho
$39,710
30
41 Wilmington, North Carolina
$39,590
40
42 Jacksonville, Florida
$39,370
90
43 Tucson, Arizona
$38,740
70
44 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$38,550
70
45 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$38,340
200
46 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$38,290
140
47 Reno-Sparks, Nevada
$38,240
40
48 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$37,980
320
49 Fresno, California
$37,800
140
50 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$37,500
70
51 Salt Lake City, Utah
$37,460
110
52 Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
$37,380
70
53 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$37,270
50
54 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, Florida
$37,190
550
55 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$37,070
350
56 Indianapolis-Carmel, Indiana
$36,880
150
57 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$36,570
90
58 New Haven, Connecticut
$36,570
40
59 Burlington-South Burlington, Vermont
$36,560
40
60 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$36,550
250
61 Akron, Ohio
$36,440
30
62 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
$36,270
40
63 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$36,060
50
64 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$36,030
190
65 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$36,020
130
66 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$36,020
120
67 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
$35,930
70
68 Midland, Texas
$35,730
40
69 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$35,500
120
70 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$35,450
310
71 Grand Junction, Colorado
$35,440
40
72 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$35,380
100
73 Jefferson City, Missouri
$35,110
30
74 Northwest Lower Peninsula of Michigan nonmetropolitan area, Michigan
$35,040
40
75 Anchorage, Alaska
$35,000
50
76 Duluth, Wisconsin
$34,940
70
77 Toledo, Ohio
$34,930
40
78 Salinas, California
$34,660
30
79 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, Florida
$34,220
270
80 Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills, Michigan
$34,200
240
81 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$34,190
400
82 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$34,010
350
83 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, Arizona
$33,990
290
84 Tallahassee, Florida
$33,960
50
85 Kansas City, Missouri
$33,810
180
86 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, Virginia
$33,800
210
87 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$33,740
170
88 Wichita, Kansas
$33,600
70
89 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$33,560
70
90 Knoxville, Tennessee
$33,200
50
91 West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area, Illinois
$33,190
80
92 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$32,890
440
93 Casper, Wyoming
$32,850
30
94 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, New York
$32,810
180
95 Huntsville, Alabama
$32,740
30
96 Columbia, South Carolina
$32,650
390
97 Honolulu, Hawaii
$32,470
70
98 Dayton, Ohio
$32,400
50
99 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$32,370
150
100 Rochester, New York
$32,340
110
See also: Highest paying industries for broadcast technicians.