Average Broadcast Engineer with Systems Troubleshooting Skills Salary

$72,802
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$4,750
Bonus
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The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer with Systems Troubleshooting skills is $72,802.
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$47k
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MEDIAN $72,802
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Salary
$47k - $101k
Bonus
$489 - $13k
Total Pay
$41k - $102k

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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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Popular Skills for Broadcast Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Satellite, Microwave Technology, Broadcast Programming, Audio Visual Equipment Use, Information Technology (IT) Support and Electronic Troubleshooting.

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 $51,123 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,899 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,875 based on 20 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 100 survey responses.
Early Career
24.0%
Mid Career
19.0%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
37.0%