Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,810
25th Percentile Wage
$30,870
50th Percentile Wage
$42,550
75th Percentile Wage
$56,790
90th Percentile Wage
$71,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of educational 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 and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $71,160. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $42,550. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $20,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,550-0.26%4.61%
201542,6602.95%-
201441,4000.80%-
201341,0701.17%-
201240,590--

Compare Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in 23 industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $56,670. The lowest paying industry is the technical and trade schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $24,020). For detailed broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$56,670
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$45,320
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$45,200
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,620
Educational Services - Privately owned
$43,960
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$42,930
Educational Services - State government owned
$42,900
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$42,740
Educational Services
$42,550
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$42,170
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$41,650
Educational Services - Local government owned
$40,770
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$39,720
Other Schools and Instruction
$39,440
Junior colleges - State government owned
$39,180
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$36,240
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$35,510
Educational Support Services
$33,210
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$32,880
Junior colleges - Privately owned
$32,470
Technical and Trade Schools
$26,130
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$24,020

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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