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Broadcast Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for broadcast technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of broadcast technicians amongst Pennsylvania metropolitan 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 Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,590
25th Percentile Wage
$20,680
50th Percentile Wage
$33,410
75th Percentile Wage
$57,560
90th Percentile Wage
$79,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $79,760. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,410. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,590.

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
$33,410
-4.70% 0.54%
2016
$34,980
3.95% -
2015
$33,600
4.82% -
2014
$31,980
-1.81% -
2013
$32,560
-2.06% -
2012
$33,230
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $19,100 to $43,310. The highest paying area for broadcast technicians in Pennsylvania is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $43,310. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington (mean annual salary $37,630). The lowest paying area is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman with a median annual salary of $19,100.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$43,310
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$37,630
Newark-Union
$37,490
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$35,210
Pittsburgh
$33,020
Philadelphia
$32,820
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$27,980
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$19,100




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