The average pay for a Radio Operator is $32,714 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.
Radio Operator Total Pay (?
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$16,508 - $51,204
(Median)
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51K
MEDIAN: $32,714
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Radio Operator Total Pay (?
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$7.49 - $18.49
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$16,508 - $51,204  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $713  
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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$16,609 - $51,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$9$18$27
Hourly Rate
$7.49 - $18.49  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Bonus
$0.00 - $713  
   
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).
)
$16,609 - $51,064  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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Experience Affects Radio Operator Salaries

Mid-Career
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National Average
$29,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 21%
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