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
$21,900
25th Percentile Wage
$31,450
50th Percentile Wage
$43,490
75th Percentile Wage
$58,100
90th Percentile Wage
$73,000

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 $73,000. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $21,900.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,490
2.16% 6.67%
2016
$42,550
-0.26% -
2015
$42,660
2.95% -
2014
$41,400
0.80% -
2013
$41,070
1.17% -
2012
$40,590
- -

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 $59,860. 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
$59,860
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$49,330
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Privately owned
$49,290
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$48,870
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,830
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,620
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,860
Educational Services - State government owned
$43,720
Educational Services
$43,490
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$42,320
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$41,490
Educational Services - Local government owned
$40,220
Other Schools and Instruction
$39,630
Educational Support Services
$39,490
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$39,460
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$39,230
Junior colleges - State government owned
$38,210
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$36,990
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$35,670
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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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