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
$19,120
25th Percentile Wage
$22,400
50th Percentile Wage
$34,640
75th Percentile Wage
$51,440
90th Percentile Wage
$71,120

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 $71,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,640. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $19,120.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201634,6403.64%-7.45%
201533,380-5.09%-
201435,080-0.74%-
201335,340-5.32%-
201237,220--

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 eight 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 $53,880. The lowest paying industry is the religious organizations industry (annual salary $31,580). 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
$53,880
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance
$44,660
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$42,160
Repair and Maintenance
$42,140
Social Advocacy Organizations
$39,830
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$34,360
Civic and Social Organizations
$31,670
Religious Organizations
$31,580

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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