Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician and Radio Operator Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of 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 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
$25,960
25th Percentile Wage
$32,510
50th Percentile Wage
$43,750
75th Percentile Wage
$60,180
90th Percentile Wage
$76,680

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in the industry sector of 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 $76,680. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,750. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators is $25,960.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,750
3.59% 2.17%
2016
$42,180
1.40% -
2015
$41,590
-4.18% -
2014
$43,330
1.22% -
2012
$42,800
- -

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

The average salaries of broadcast and sound engineering technicians and radio operators in eight industries in the 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $96,260. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $41,440). 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
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$96,260
Federal government, including USPS
$96,260
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$44,230
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$43,750
State government, including schools and hospitals
$43,140
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$42,780
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$42,180
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$41,440

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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