Average Experienced Broadcast Engineer Salary

$65,303
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$4,932
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The average salary for an Experienced Broadcast Engineer is $65,303.
10%
$41k
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$65k
90%
$102k
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$41k - $102k
Bonus
$491 - $10k
Total Pay
$41k - $105k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Broadcast Engineer

Skills in Electronic Troubleshooting, Systems Troubleshooting and Broadcast Programming are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Audio Visual Equipment Use and Information Technology (IT) Support.

Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Engineer

An entry-level Broadcast Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $46,704 based on 10 salaries. An early career Broadcast Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,019 based on 109 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,520 based on 103 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $70,767.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Broadcast Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 51.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (48.5% more) and Baltimore, Maryland (27.1% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 372 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.7%
Early Career
29.3%
Mid Career
27.7%
Late Career
40.3%