The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer in San Francisco, California is $87,500.
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Job Description for Broadcast Engineer
Broadcast engineers work in broadcast media — traditionally television and radio — to help ensure these transmissions meet organizational standards at all times. The engineer works to monitor, maintain, and repair anything that can interfere with the transmission signal. Additionally, they help modulate volume and (in the case of visual media) the color palette. The engineer ensures that remote broadcasts — those that take place on location outside the studio, such as with news reporters on scen…Read more
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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Employees with Broadcast Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 8.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (5.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (31.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.0% less) and San Diego, California (15.2% less).
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