Average Late-Career Broadcast Engineer Salary

$71,444
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$4,500
Bonus
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The average salary for a Late-Career Broadcast Engineer is $71,444.
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$46k
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$71k
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$109k
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MEDIAN $71,444
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Salary
$46k - $109k
Bonus
$206 - $29k
Total Pay
$45k - $109k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Broadcast Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Broadcast Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
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 Electronic Troubleshooting, Information Technology (IT) Support, Systems Troubleshooting, Satellite, Microwave Technology and Audio Visual Equipment Use are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $44,219 based on 11 salaries. An early career Broadcast Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,522 based on 111 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,750 based on 103 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,991 based on 115 salaries.
Employees with Broadcast Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 46.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (45.6% more) and New York, New York (33.7% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 340 survey responses.
Entry Level
3.2%
Early Career
32.6%
Mid Career
30.3%
Experienced
33.8%