Board Operator Salary

Board Operators in the United States take home approximately $10.67 per hour on average. The bottom of the pay range sits near $8.03 per hour, and the top verges on $28.65. Job satisfaction is considered about average by most people in this profession. While some workers in this profession — the larger part — do not have any health coverage, about two-fifths do receive medical benefits and over a third have dental insurance. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Board Operators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$20,511 - $81,865
(Median)
$21K
$38K
$82K
MEDIAN: $38,341
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$8.03 - $28.65
(Median)
$8
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$29
MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$20,511 - $81,865  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
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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$16,898 - $67,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 21
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$8.03 - $28.65  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.30  
Overtime
$14.79 - $59.87  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,027  
   
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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$16,898 - $67,251  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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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 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

National Average
$25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 36%
medical benefits
Vision: 29%
dental benefits
None: 59%
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