Radio Operator Salary

A Radio Operator earns an average salary of $31,906 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$19,900 - $49,616
$20K
$32K
$50K
MEDIAN: $31,906
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50%
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$19,900 - $49,616  
   
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$20,406 - $50,368  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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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
51%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Radio Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Mid-Career
▲27%

National Average
$34,000

Entry-Level
▼24%

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
19%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 6%