A Radio Operator earns an average salary of $33,377 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$19,900 - $49,616
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $33,376
10%
50%
90%

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$13.76 - $25.43
(Median)
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$22
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MEDIAN: $21.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$19,900 - $49,616  
   
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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$20,585 - $52,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$21.63  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
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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$20,585 - $52,072  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Job Description for Radio Operator

Radio operators work in a wide variety of industries. They broadcast information to coordinate operations for companies, such as car services, food distributors, and security forces. Likewise, radio operators are also employed by police, fire, and emergency services. They are also needed in aviation for air traffic control. Radio broadcasters can also work at A.M. and F.M. radio stations.

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Experience Affects Radio Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 32%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 78%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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