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Other Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary Information

The salary statistics of other media and communication equipment workers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other media and communication equipment workers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other media and communication equipment workers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Other Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,060
25th Percentile Wage
$54,310
50th Percentile Wage
$75,700
75th Percentile Wage
$97,060
90th Percentile Wage
$118,840

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other media and communication equipment workers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other media and communication equipment workers is $118,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $75,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,060. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 238% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other media and communication equipment workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201675,7006.75%9.10%
201570,5902.38%-
201468,9101.84%-
201367,640-1.73%-
201268,810--

Table 2. Other Media and Communication Equipment Worker Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of other media and communication equipment workers in 14 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other media and communication equipment workers occupations is the federal, state, and local government sector with an annual salary $84,030. The lowest paying sector is the educational services sector (annual salary $48,090).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Federal, State, and Local Government
$84,030
Manufacturing
$82,580
Information
$76,930
Wholesale Trade
$74,120
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$67,140
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$65,790
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing
$63,120
Retail Trade
$57,980
Health Care and Social Assistance
$55,010
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$54,770
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$54,700
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$52,610
Accommodation and Food Services
$52,560
Educational Services
$48,090

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Other Media and Communication Equipment Workers by States

From the above tables we note that not only other media and communication equipment workers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other media and communication equipment workers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $19,560 to $100,740. The highest paying state for other media and communication equipment workers is Maryland with a median annual salary of $100,740. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $19,560. For more salary information of other media and communication equipment workers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Maryland
$100,740
District of Columbia
$99,920
Virginia
$85,210
Arizona
$82,960
Texas
$80,700
California
$80,560
Florida
$79,780
Idaho
$79,170
Georgia
$76,740
South Carolina
$76,290
Missouri
$75,740
Rhode Island
$75,490
Hawaii
$74,950
Kansas
$73,470
Washington
$72,200
Pennsylvania
$71,160
Massachusetts
$70,080
North Carolina
$69,120
Connecticut
$69,050
New Mexico
$68,800
New Jersey
$67,810
Illinois
$67,150
Nevada
$64,080
Oklahoma
$63,210
Alaska
$63,040
Iowa
$61,920
Oregon
$60,840
Louisiana
$59,260
Alabama
$58,680
Maine
$58,560
Mississippi
$58,030
New York
$55,220
Indiana
$53,930
Colorado
$53,080
Ohio
$52,590
Minnesota
$51,210
Wisconsin
$49,060
Utah
$48,410
Arkansas
$45,080
Kentucky
$43,440
New Hampshire
$34,070
Montana
$29,620
Puerto Rico
$27,010
Tennessee
$19,560


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