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

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 accommodation and food services sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,150
25th Percentile Wage
$35,840
50th Percentile Wage
$50,410
75th Percentile Wage
$63,470
90th Percentile Wage
$77,610

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of accommodation and food 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 $77,610. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $28,150.

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 accommodation and food services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$50,410
5.79% 1.63%
2016
$47,490
1.75% -
2015
$46,660
-8.42% -
2014
$50,590
-0.45% -
2013
$50,820
2.42% -
2012
$49,590
- -

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in eight industries in the accommodation and food 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 casino hotels industry with an annual salary $59,990. The lowest paying industry is the special food services industry (annual salary $41,520). 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
Casino Hotels
$59,990
Traveler Accommodation
$54,900
Accommodation
$54,820
Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$42,590
Full-Service Restaurants
$42,590
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$41,950
Food Services and Drinking Places
$41,860
Special Food Services
$41,520

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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