Average Broadcast Engineer Salary in Los Angeles, California

$85,000
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$4,000
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The average salary for a Broadcast Engineer in Los Angeles, California is $85,000.
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MEDIAN $85,000
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Salary
$40k - $121k
Bonus
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$41k - $114k

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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

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

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 $60,000 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,500 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,805.
Employees with Broadcast Engineer in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 4.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (29.4% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.2% less) and San Diego, California (12.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
24.0%
Mid Career
24.0%
Experienced
28.0%
Late Career
24.0%