Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,370
25th Percentile Wage
$18,450
50th Percentile Wage
$28,970
75th Percentile Wage
$55,770
90th Percentile Wage
$61,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $61,280. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $17,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
201528,970-21.26%-21.19%
201335,1300.06%-
201235,110--

Compare Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in two industries in the mining sector are shown below. For detailed broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Mining (except Oil and Gas)
$35,040
Coal Mining
$34,500

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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