Average Entry-Level Broadcast Engineer Salary

$44,219
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$1,250
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Broadcast Engineer is $44,219.
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$35k
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$44k
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$62k
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MEDIAN $44,219
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Salary
$35k - $62k
Bonus
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$31k - $63k

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Job Description for Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineer Tasks
  • Install, maintain, modify and repair multimedia hardware, software and other broadcast technology systems.
  • Set up and operate links for outside broadcasts.
  • Investigate new techniques and equipment.
  • Analyze and rectify technical faults.
  • Perform routing and monitoring multiple A/V feeds to and from company facilities.

Career Paths

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Broadcast Engineer
Chief Engineer
Assistant Chief Engineer
Broadcast Technician
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Engineer

An early career Broadcast Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,522 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,750 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,991 based on 115 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $71,444.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 475 survey responses.
Early Career
23.4%
Mid Career
21.7%
Experienced
24.2%
Late Career
30.7%