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Radio Tower & Radar Technician Salary

A Radio Tower & Radar Technician earns an average wage of $17.46 per hour. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$26,982 - $70,689
(Median)
$27K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,403
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50%
90%

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$11.75 - $26.98
(Median)
$12
$17
$27
MEDIAN: $17.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$26,982 - $70,689  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
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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$26,882 - $71,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 29
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$11.75 - $26.98  
   
Overtime
$17.27 - $41.11  
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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,973  
   
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).
)
$26,882 - $71,287  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 69

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Job Description for Radio Tower & Radar Technician

  • Install two-way radios, mobile data computers (MDC), and other electronic equipment.
  • Maintain, inspect, and repair computer-based equipment and keep records of maintenance.
  • Repair, maintain, and install radio and electronic equipment.

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Experience Affects Radio Tower & Radar Technician Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 22%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 61%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%