Board Operator Salary

Average Board Operators in the United States make around $11.00 per hour. While some workers in this profession — just over a half — do not have any health coverage, a little less than one-half do receive medical benefits and about a third have dental insurance. Making up 75 percent of those who took the survey, male Board Operators greatly outnumber their female counterparts. For the most part, Board Operators enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$17,816 - $87,586
$18K
$30K
$88K
MEDIAN: $30,167
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50%
90%

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$8.45 - $31.71
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MEDIAN: $11.00
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$0$87K
Salary $17,816 - $87,586
Bonus $8,000
Commission $159.00
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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$18,177 - $74,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 15
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $8.45 - $31.71
Hourly Tips $0.00
Overtime $29.70
Annual Data $0$74K
Bonus $8,000
Commission $159.00
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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$18,177 - $74,619
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

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Job Description for Board Operator

Board operators work behind the scenes at radio stations by using an audio-mixing board to control what sounds and sound effects are heard on listeners' favorite radio programs. Board operators generally perform background duties so the radio host can focus on performing the best vocal show possible. In many large and small radio stations, they occasionally get air-time with the radio hosts, as well.

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Board Operator Tasks

  • Run the control board and studio during live shows.
  • Monitor live contests and screen phone listeners.
  • Execute on-air changes and pre-programed shows.

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Key Stats for Board Operator

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Board Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲75%

Mid-Career
▲30%

National Average
$26,000

Entry-Level
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 43%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 58%
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