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Board Operator Salary

Earnings for Board Operators in the United States come in at around $10.67 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $7.94 per hour, and the top verges on $27.20. Over one-half of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, slightly less than one-half report medical coverage and just over two-fifths claim dental coverage as well. Male Board Operators are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$22,464 - $57,514
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$22,464 - $57,514  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,755 - $58,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 19
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$7.94 - $27.20  
   
Overtime
$14.41 - $51.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,061  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,755 - $58,576  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 90
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Job Description for Board Operator

  • Execute on-air changes and pre-programed shows.
  • Monitor live contests and screen phone listeners.
  • Run the control board and studio during live shows.

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Experience Affects Board Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 23%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 46% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 33% employee benefits None: 54%