Radio Operator Salary in the Industry of Broadcasting (except Internet)

The salary statistics and trend of radio operators in the industry of broadcasting (except internet) are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare radio operator salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,890
25th Percentile Wage
$18,530
50th Percentile Wage
$25,590
75th Percentile Wage
$47,530
90th Percentile Wage
$64,740

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for radio operators in the industry of broadcasting (except internet). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radio operators is $64,740. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $25,590. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent radio operators is $16,890.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radio operators in the industry of Broadcasting (except Internet) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201625,590-10.08%3.75%
201528,17010.40%-
201425,240-13.35%-
201328,61013.91%-
201224,630--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.11
25th Percentile Wage
$8.91
50th Percentile Wage
$12.30
75th Percentile Wage
$22.85
90th Percentile Wage
$31.13

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio operators in the industry of broadcasting (except internet). The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radio operators is $31.13. The median hourly salary is $12.30. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.11.

Table 3. Compare Radio Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of radio operators in four industries within the information sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of radio operators in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Telecommunications
$48,700
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$25,590
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$25,590
Radio Broadcasting
$25,340

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