Average Broadcast Engineer with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Salary

$57,667
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$4,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer with Electronic Troubleshooting skills is $57,667.
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$38k
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$58k
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MEDIAN $57,667
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Salary
$38k - $95k
Bonus
$196 - $13k
Total Pay
$36k - $96k

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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 Information Technology (IT) Support, Systems Troubleshooting, Broadcast Programming and Satellite, Microwave Technology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Audio Visual Equipment Use.

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 $47,889 based on 6 salaries. An early career Broadcast Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,644 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,726 based on 52 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,614 based on 53 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $76,338.
Employees with Broadcast Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 60.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Washington, District of Columbia (56.1% more) and New York, New York (34.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dallas, Texas (47.1% less) and Fargo, North Dakota (30.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 235 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.6%
Early Career
21.7%
Mid Career
22.1%
Experienced
22.6%
Late Career
31.1%