Broadcast Technician Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of broadcast technicians in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast technician salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Broadcast Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,190
25th Percentile Wage
$25,550
50th Percentile Wage
$38,140
75th Percentile Wage
$60,750
90th Percentile Wage
$82,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians 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) broadcast technicians is $82,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast technicians is $20,190.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of broadcast technicians in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,140
1.23% 3.33%
2016
$37,670
2.55% -
2015
$36,710
4.22% -
2014
$35,160
-0.11% -
2013
$35,200
-4.74% -
2012
$36,870
- -

Compare Broadcast Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of broadcast technicians in 15 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 broadcast technician occupations is the telecommunications industry with an annual salary $60,660. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $27,670). For detailed broadcast technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Telecommunications
$60,660
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$60,380
Sound Recording Industries
$54,670
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$54,320
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$54,130
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$41,770
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$41,770
Television Broadcasting
$41,450
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$40,580
Other Information Services
$40,360
Other Information Services
$40,360
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$37,330
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$37,130
Satellite Telecommunications
$36,930
Radio Broadcasting
$27,670

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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