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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $91,290. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $38,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast technicians is $20,810.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of broadcast technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of broadcast technicians in four 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 $58,260. The lowest paying industry is the independent artists, writers, and performers industry (annual salary $23,290). 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|| |
|Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries|| |
|Spectator Sports|| |
|Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .