Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,130
25th Percentile Wage
$33,240
50th Percentile Wage
$40,440
75th Percentile Wage
$57,090
90th Percentile Wage
$73,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $73,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $27,130.

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 health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,4400.87%1.95%
201540,0903.52%-
201438,680-0.80%-
201338,990-1.69%-
201239,650--

Compare Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in seven industries in the health care and social assistance 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 hospitals - state government owned industry with an annual salary $46,340. The lowest paying industry is the offices of physicians industry (annual salary $29,730). 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
Hospitals - State government owned
$46,340
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$42,360
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$41,750
Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,350
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$41,190
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$31,600
Offices of Physicians
$29,730

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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