Broadcast Technician Salary Information in Texas

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,120
25th Percentile Wage
$24,730
50th Percentile Wage
$34,260
75th Percentile Wage
$44,010
90th Percentile Wage
$66,700

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast technicians in Texas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $66,700. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20,120.

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
$34,260
14.01% 17.60%
2016
$29,460
4.72% -
2015
$28,070
5.52% -
2014
$26,520
0.49% -
2013
$26,390
-6.97% -
2012
$28,230
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in some Texas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of broadcast technicians in state of Texas ranges from $18,960 to $37,240. The highest paying area for broadcast technicians in Texas is Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown with a median annual salary of $37,240. The second highest paying city/area in Texas State is Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos (mean annual salary $35,760). The lowest paying area is Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood with a median annual salary of $18,960.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown
$37,240
Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos
$35,760
Midland
$35,730
Dallas-Plano-Irving
$34,660
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington
$33,910
Corpus Christi
$33,360
San Antonio-New Braunfels
$33,280
Waco
$32,230
Beaumont-Port Arthur
$30,500
Fort Worth-Arlington
$30,300
El Paso
$29,190
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission
$24,460
Lubbock
$23,970
Abilene
$22,330
Odessa
$21,790
Amarillo
$21,020
North Central Texas nonmetropolitan area
$19,380
Eastern Texas nonmetropolitan area
$18,970
Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood
$18,960




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