A Radio Operator earns an average salary of $32,690 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
$20K
$33K
$50K
MEDIAN: $32,689
10%
50%
90%

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$12.00 - $23.65
$21
MEDIAN: $21.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
Salary
$19,900 - $49,616  
   
Total Pay (?
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$20,500 - $50,195  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$21.00  
   
Overtime
$31.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$17K$34K$51K
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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$20,500 - $50,195  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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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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Key Stats for Radio Operator

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Radio Operator Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

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
50%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 83%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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