Average Broadcast Engineer with Broadcast Programming Skills Salary

$57,704
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$5,000
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The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer with Broadcast Programming skills is $57,704.
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MEDIAN $57,704
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Salary
$30k - $98k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$30k - $100k

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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 in Information Technology (IT) Support, Systems Troubleshooting and Satellite, Microwave Technology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Audio Visual Equipment Use 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 $50,868 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,000 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $58,983.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 47 survey responses.
Early Career
29.8%
Mid Career
21.3%
Experienced
29.8%
Late Career
19.1%