Broadcast Technician Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of broadcast technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast technician salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Broadcast Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,650
25th Percentile Wage
$31,640
50th Percentile Wage
$45,400
75th Percentile Wage
$75,240
90th Percentile Wage
$96,040

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $96,040. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast technicians is $22,650.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,400
14.54% 6.72%
2016
$38,800
16.55% -
2015
$32,380
-46.54% -
2014
$47,450
-14.23% -
2013
$54,200
21.86% -
2012
$42,350
- -

Compare Broadcast Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of broadcast technicians in six industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry with an annual salary $69,620. The lowest paying industry is the amusement, gambling, and recreation industries industry (annual salary $18,880). For detailed broadcast technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$69,620
Performing Arts Companies
$50,140
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$46,320
Spectator Sports
$40,620
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$23,290
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$18,880

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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