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

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of retail 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 retail trade sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,110
25th Percentile Wage
$27,480
50th Percentile Wage
$35,480
75th Percentile Wage
$54,140
90th Percentile Wage
$79,200

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of retail 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 $79,200. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $35,480. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $23,110.

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 retail trade from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$35,480
4.62% -4.65%
2016
$33,840
0.09% -
2015
$33,810
-3.28% -
2014
$34,920
2.43% -
2013
$34,070
-8.98% -
2012
$37,130
- -

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in six industries in the retail 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 sporting goods, hobby, and musical instrument stores industry with an annual salary $44,910. The lowest paying industry is the electronics and appliance stores industry (annual salary $31,180). 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
Sporting Goods, Hobby, and Musical Instrument Stores
$44,910
Electronic Shopping and Mail-Order Houses
$43,050
Nonstore Retailers
$42,920
Sporting Goods, Hobby, Musical Instrument, and Book Stores
$42,250
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$31,180
Electronics and Appliance Stores
$31,180

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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