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Highest Paying States for Radio Operators

The highest paying states for radio operators (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 radio operators in those states are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with an annual salary of $57,230, Michigan is the highest paying state for radio operators. It is followed by District of Columbia (average annual salary $55,520). 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 radio operators in a specific state, use the links in the table.

Table 1. Highest Paying States for Radio Operators

Rank State Average Salary i Entry Level
Salary i
# of
Empl. i
1 Michigan
$57,230
$36,170 70
2 District of Columbia
$55,520
$31,350 100
3 Minnesota
$51,600
$43,240 120
4 California
$47,470
$19,210 40
5 Massachusetts
$46,160
$37,150 170
6 Ohio
$37,510
$32,380 90
7 West Virginia
$33,540
$16,990 0
8 Puerto Rico
$17,790
$15,830 260

Note: some states are missing from this table because the median salary information of radio operators in those states is not available at this time.

See also: Highest paying industries for radio operators, Top Paying Jobs in America.