Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Sector of Information

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Equipment Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,960
25th Percentile Wage
$33,990
50th Percentile Wage
$52,080
75th Percentile Wage
$79,390
90th Percentile Wage
$113,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of information. 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 $113,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication equipment workers is $23,960.

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 information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,080
0.69% 17.42%
2016
$51,720
5.65% -
2015
$48,800
5.43% -
2014
$46,150
5.74% -
2013
$43,500
1.13% -
2012
$43,010
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Compare Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of media and communication equipment workers in 22 industries in the information 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 satellite telecommunications industry with an annual salary $65,150. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $28,850). For detailed media and communication equipment worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Satellite Telecommunications
$65,150
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$62,670
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$61,800
Software Publishers
$60,470
Other Telecommunications
$57,560
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$53,990
Other Information Services
$50,830
Other Information Services
$50,830
Sound Recording Industries
$49,250
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$45,990
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$45,990
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$45,640
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition
$44,940
Telecommunications
$44,510
Television Broadcasting
$44,240
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$42,850
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$41,950
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$40,600
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$40,090
Newspaper Publishers
$39,770
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers (except Satellite)
$34,810
Radio Broadcasting
$28,850

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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