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Highest Paying States for Broadcast Technicians

The highest paying states 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 states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $87,780, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for broadcast technicians. It is followed by Maryland (average annual salary $62,090). 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 state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Broadcast Technicians

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 District of Columbia
$87,780
$33,030 700
2 Maryland
$62,090
$22,170 480
3 New York
$54,670
$26,990 4,630
4 New Hampshire
$49,850
$22,270 90
5 Virginia
$48,260
$19,340 880
6 Tennessee
$46,630
$18,270 320
7 Massachusetts
$44,680
$24,880 920
8 Wisconsin
$44,660
$18,600 490
9 Georgia
$43,310
$18,440 690
10 Colorado
$42,270
$20,230 540
11 Illinois
$41,820
$18,860 1,190
12 New Jersey
$41,500
$18,890 670
13 Iowa
$41,240
$17,420 390
14 Wyoming
$39,860
$30,200 190
15 Utah
$39,840
$17,570 130
16 Rhode Island
$39,610
$20,390 50
17 California
$39,260
$23,670 4,620
18 Oregon
$39,030
$21,870 310
19 Michigan
$38,880
$20,460 800
20 North Carolina
$37,930
$19,330 700
21 Alaska
$37,660
$21,880 90
22 Arizona
$36,500
$20,820 420
23 Maine
$35,610
$20,010 140
24 Minnesota
$35,400
$20,110 560
25 Washington
$35,280
$23,690 530
26 Hawaii
$35,190
$24,350 100
27 Idaho
$35,100
$23,160 90
28 Texas
$34,260
$20,120 1,580
29 Nevada
$34,220
$19,020 150
30 Pennsylvania
$33,410
$17,590 770
31 Alabama
$32,900
$20,950 400
32 South Carolina
$32,520
$27,980 650
33 Kansas
$32,220
$17,470 140
34 Florida
$32,130
$19,970 1,940
35 Connecticut
$32,100
$22,030 340
36 Vermont
$31,990
$21,540 60
37 North Dakota
$31,830
$19,310 90
38 South Dakota
$30,970
$22,480 90
39 Ohio
$30,950
$18,350 720
40 New Mexico
$30,860
$18,510 200
41 Arkansas
$30,840
$19,210 210
42 Oklahoma
$30,800
$16,540 180
43 Kentucky
$30,010
$16,800 290
44 Montana
$29,840
$18,600 130
45 Missouri
$29,410
$17,670 470
46 Indiana
$28,760
$17,010 640
47 Nebraska
$28,710
$19,800 170
48 Louisiana
$28,550
$19,970 130
49 Puerto Rico
$27,940
$17,310 150
50 Guam
$27,540
$18,240 60
51 Mississippi
$24,170
$17,330 160
52 West Virginia
$19,540
$18,660 110
See also: Highest paying industries for broadcast technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.