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Broadcast Technician Salary

Earnings for Broadcast Technicians in the United States come in at around $43K per year on average. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by the greater part. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$25,962 - $85,000
(Median)
$26K
$42K
$85K
MEDIAN: $42,500
10%
50%
90%

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$11.59 - $35.55
(Median)
$12
$20
$36
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$25,962 - $85,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,271  
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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$26,778 - $81,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$11.59 - $35.55  
   
Overtime
$1.36 - $62.85  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,271  
   
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).
)
$26,778 - $81,534  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 30

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Experience Affects Broadcast Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 73%

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$42,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 63%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 29%
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