Broadcast Technician Salary Information in Illinois

The average annual and hourly salaries for broadcast technicians in the state of Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of broadcast technicians amongst Illinois areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Broadcast Technicians in Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,860
25th Percentile Wage
$30,750
50th Percentile Wage
$41,820
75th Percentile Wage
$68,260
90th Percentile Wage
$95,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians in Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $95,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $41,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,860.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of broadcast technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$41,820
-1.24% 1.98%
2016
$42,340
17.22% -
2015
$35,050
-0.80% -
2014
$35,330
5.12% -
2013
$33,520
-22.29% -
2012
$40,990
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Broadcast Technicians in Illinois Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in some Illinois cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in state of Illinois ranges from $19,550 to $45,460. The highest paying area for broadcast technicians in Illinois is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with a median annual salary of $45,460. The second highest paying city/area in Illinois State is Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (mean annual salary $44,160). The lowest paying area is Peoria with a median annual salary of $19,550.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$45,460
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$44,160
West Central Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$33,190
Springfield
$32,280
South Illinois nonmetropolitan area
$28,930
Peoria
$19,550




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