Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare media and communication equipment worker salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Equipment Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,580
25th Percentile Wage
$37,150
50th Percentile Wage
$55,730
75th Percentile Wage
$77,690
90th Percentile Wage
$99,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) media and communication equipment workers is $99,700. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,730. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication equipment workers is $24,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,730
6.73% 21.68%
2016
$51,980
10.16% -
2015
$46,700
-0.36% -
2014
$46,870
5.08% -
2013
$44,490
1.89% -
2012
$43,650
- -

Compare Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of media and communication equipment workers in 18 industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for media and communication equipment worker occupations is the computer and peripheral equipment manufacturing industry with an annual salary $93,660. The lowest paying industry is the manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media industry (annual salary $37,460). For detailed media and communication equipment worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
$93,660
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$79,480
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$75,750
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$70,880
Printing and Related Support Activities
$67,870
Printing and Related Support Activities
$67,870
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$55,710
Chemical Manufacturing
$51,480
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$51,250
Machinery Manufacturing
$50,020
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$49,110
Other Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$48,410
Machinery Manufacturing
$47,170
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$47,150
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$46,340
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$44,320
Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
$38,900
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$37,460

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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