Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare broadcast and sound engineering technician and radio operator salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,180
25th Percentile Wage
$23,410
50th Percentile Wage
$34,690
75th Percentile Wage
$50,210
90th Percentile Wage
$66,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $66,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $20,180.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,690
0.14% -7.29%
2016
$34,640
3.64% -
2015
$33,380
-5.09% -
2014
$35,080
-0.74% -
2013
$35,340
-5.32% -
2012
$37,220
- -

Compare Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in ten industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 grantmaking and giving services industry with an annual salary $55,380. The lowest paying industry is the civic and social organizations industry (annual salary $26,920). 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
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$55,380
Social Advocacy Organizations
$45,080
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$42,390
Repair and Maintenance
$39,610
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$37,900
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$33,870
Religious Organizations
$33,150
Other Personal Services
$29,730
Personal and Laundry Services
$29,680
Civic and Social Organizations
$26,920

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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