Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Wholesale Trade

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,780
25th Percentile Wage
$35,390
50th Percentile Wage
$46,500
75th Percentile Wage
$62,540
90th Percentile Wage
$96,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of wholesale trade. 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 $96,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $28,780.

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 wholesale trade from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201646,500-3.94%6.39%
201548,33014.86%-
201441,1500.10%-
201341,110-5.89%-
201243,530--

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in five industries in the wholesale trade 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 household appliances and electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers industry with an annual salary $52,090. The lowest paying industry is the merchant wholesalers, nondurable goods industry (annual salary $38,290). 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
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers
$52,090
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods
$47,180
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$46,230
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers
$46,230
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods
$38,290

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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