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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 $83,550, District of Columbia is the highest paying state for broadcast technicians. It is followed by New York (average annual salary $51,730). 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 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
$83,550
$31,170 650
2 New York
$51,730
$25,750 4,000
3 New Hampshire
$49,850
$22,270 140
4 Rhode Island
$48,300
$19,980 110
5 Colorado
$47,550
$19,360 680
6 Georgia
$45,560
$18,730 810
7 California
$45,560
$23,760 4,130
8 Massachusetts
$44,440
$23,350 880
9 Tennessee
$44,190
$19,890 290
10 Virginia
$43,800
$18,350 640
11 Illinois
$42,340
$18,690 1,180
12 New Jersey
$42,310
$18,690 760
13 North Carolina
$38,900
$21,870 830
14 Maryland
$38,610
$19,720 350
15 Arkansas
$37,650
$17,990 100
16 Wyoming
$37,300
$21,390 230
17 Nevada
$37,230
$20,960 140
18 Alaska
$36,840
$20,300 100
19 North Dakota
$36,680
$19,280 80
20 Vermont
$36,400
$26,530 50
21 Florida
$36,180
$19,310 1,970
22 Maine
$35,630
$18,610 180
23 Utah
$35,500
$17,630 140
24 Connecticut
$35,300
$21,260 580
25 Nebraska
$35,290
$19,470 190
26 Pennsylvania
$34,980
$17,450 730
27 Iowa
$34,450
$17,180 440
28 Arizona
$33,880
$18,340 410
29 Michigan
$33,860
$19,630 780
30 Washington
$33,670
$21,480 530
31 Missouri
$33,340
$17,650 450
32 Oklahoma
$33,210
$17,600 140
33 Hawaii
$32,910
$23,240 120
34 Idaho
$31,880
$25,980 120
35 South Dakota
$31,580
$22,620 80
36 South Carolina
$31,500
$25,880 670
37 Oregon
$30,950
$20,700 290
38 Alabama
$30,700
$18,300 340
39 Texas
$29,460
$17,630 1,920
40 Ohio
$29,240
$17,960 840
41 Mississippi
$28,720
$17,350 130
42 New Mexico
$28,670
$17,490 160
43 Montana
$28,660
$18,720 160
44 Louisiana
$28,590
$18,240 180
45 Minnesota
$28,070
$19,340 530
46 Kansas
$27,810
$17,180 190
47 Kentucky
$27,600
$16,580 300
48 Guam
$27,540
$18,240 60
49 Indiana
$26,470
$17,080 610
50 Puerto Rico
$25,840
$16,710 160
51 West Virginia
$24,670
$18,620 150
See also: Highest paying industries for broadcast technicians, Top Paying Jobs in America.