A Broadcast Engineer earns an average salary of $57,928 per year. A skill in Systems Engineering is associated with high pay for this job.
Broadcast Engineer Total Pay (?
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$32,978 - $92,182
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58K
76K
92K
MEDIAN: $57,927
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Broadcast Engineer Total Pay (?
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$14.38 - $40.80
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$32,978 - $92,182  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
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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$32,064 - $93,630  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$14.38 - $40.80  
   
Overtime
$22.08 - $69.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,000  
   
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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$32,064 - $93,630  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 206
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Job Description for Broadcast Engineer
  • Analyze and rectify technical faults.
  • Perform routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from company facilities.
  • Investigate new techniques and equipment.
  • Install, maintain, modify and repair multimedia hardware, software and other broadcast technology systems.
  • Set up and operate links for outside broadcasts.
Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Engineer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
New York
up arrow 36%
Los Angeles
up arrow 24%
Atlanta
up arrow 8%
National Average
$58,000
Nashville
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Experience Affects Broadcast Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 20%
Experienced
up arrow 14%
National Average
$58,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 8%
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Skills That Affect Broadcast Engineer Salaries

Systems Engineering
up arrow 51%
Network Management / Administration
up arrow 4%
National Average
$58,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 3%
Video Editing
up arrow 23%
Satellite, Microwave Technology
up arrow 33%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 32 votes.
Gender
Female
4%
female alumni
 
Male
96%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 15%
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