Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Media and Communication Equipment Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,530
25th Percentile Wage
$23,330
50th Percentile Wage
$32,660
75th Percentile Wage
$51,940
90th Percentile Wage
$77,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for media and communication equipment workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. 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 $77,360. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $32,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid media and communication equipment workers is $19,530.

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 professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$32,660
-4.10% 16.99%
2016
$34,000
8.18% -
2015
$31,220
5.35% -
2014
$29,550
5.85% -
2013
$27,820
2.55% -
2012
$27,110
- -

Compare Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of media and communication equipment workers in 15 industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services 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 legal services industry with an annual salary $59,320. The lowest paying industry is the photographic services industry (annual salary $28,890). For detailed media and communication equipment worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Legal Services
$59,320
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services
$56,910
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$56,870
Scientific Research and Development Services
$56,760
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$54,380
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$53,170
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$47,450
Testing Laboratories
$47,010
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$46,170
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$45,560
Engineering Services
$43,940
Specialized Design Services
$40,710
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$32,660
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$29,070
Photographic Services
$28,890

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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