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Highest Paying Industries for Broadcast Technicians

The top 49 highest paying industries 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 in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $91,290, federal government, including usps is the highest paying industry for broadcast technicians. It is followed by federal executive branch (oes designation) industry (average annual salary $91,290). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of broadcast technicians in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 49 Highest Paying Industries for Broadcast Technicians

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Federal government, including USPS
$91,290
80
2 Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$91,290
80
3 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$85,020
160
4 Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$80,450
n/a
5 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$68,650
270
6 Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$60,330
520
7 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$57,400
130
8 Telecommunications
$56,880
680
9 Motion Picture and Video Industries
$54,330
1,220
10 Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$54,270
1,250
11 Management of Companies and Enterprises
$51,240
40
12 Educational Services - Local government owned
$51,160
660
13 Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$50,530
140
14 Administrative and Support Services
$50,320
110
15 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$50,320
110
16 Employment Services
$49,800
80
17 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$49,250
230
18 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$47,630
1,040
19 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,600
160
20 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$47,450
340
21 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$46,450
390
22 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$45,800
370
23 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$45,670
450
24 Educational Services
$45,580
1,800
25 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,450
1,160
26 Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$44,350
1,640
27 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,910
2,480
28 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,640
720
29 Educational Services - State government owned
$43,320
810
30 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$42,650
310
31 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$42,230
370
32 Educational Services - Privately owned
$41,870
330
33 Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,510
60
34 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$41,070
n/a
35 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$40,500
50
36 State government, including schools and hospitals
$39,680
1,360
37 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$38,970
1,000
38 Federal, State, and Local Government
$38,970
1,000
39 Spectator Sports
$38,560
90
40 Satellite Telecommunications
$38,560
160
41 Television Broadcasting
$37,280
11,960
42 State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$35,340
550
43 Information
$35,160
22,750
44 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$33,590
20,710
45 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$32,630
19,070
46 Health Care and Social Assistance
$29,100
50
47 Radio Broadcasting
$26,130
7,110
48 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$18,880
n/a
49 Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$18,830
n/a
See also: Highest paying cities for broadcast technicians.