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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,470
25th Percentile Wage
$41,190
50th Percentile Wage
$57,840
75th Percentile Wage
$75,730
90th Percentile Wage
$89,620

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $89,620. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $57,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $24,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$57,840
-11.89% 0.95%
2016
$64,720
-3.15% -
2015
$66,760
-7.43% -
2014
$71,720
20.12% -
2012
$57,290
- -

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in two industries in the utilities 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
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$59,420
Utilities
$57,840

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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