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Broadcast Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of broadcast technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast technician salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Broadcast Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,300
25th Percentile Wage
$27,700
50th Percentile Wage
$43,460
75th Percentile Wage
$64,280
90th Percentile Wage
$90,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians 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) broadcast technicians is $90,370. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast technicians is $22,300.

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,460
-2.65% -8.40%
2016
$44,610
10.78% -
2015
$39,800
-15.08% -
2014
$45,800
-0.39% -
2013
$45,980
-2.46% -
2012
$47,110
- -

Compare Broadcast Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of broadcast technicians in four 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 broadcast technician occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $80,450. The lowest paying industry is the other professional, scientific, and technical services industry (annual salary $18,830). For detailed broadcast technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$80,450
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$43,490
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$43,460
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$18,830

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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