Average Broadcast Engineer with Satellite, Microwave Technology Skills Salary

$65,051
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$5,999
Bonus
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The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer with Satellite, Microwave Technology skills is $65,051.
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$45k
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MEDIAN $65,051
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Salary
$45k - $103k
Bonus
$4k - $8k
Total Pay
$36k - $99k

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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 Systems Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $50,050 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $46,759 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
19.4%
Mid Career
22.2%
Experienced
19.4%
Late Career
38.9%