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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,770
25th Percentile Wage
$35,530
50th Percentile Wage
$49,520
75th Percentile Wage
$72,470
90th Percentile Wage
$89,300

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators 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) broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $89,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $23,770.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201649,5208.32%11.67%
201545,4000.22%-
201445,30013.13%-
201339,350-11.16%-
201243,740--

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in six 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 broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $79,290. The lowest paying industry is the manufacturing and reproducing magnetic and optical media industry (annual salary $45,910). 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
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$79,290
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$77,920
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$59,210
Chemical Manufacturing
$46,940
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$45,910
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media
$45,910

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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