The average salary for a Broadcast Technician is $50,916.
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Job Description for Broadcast Technician
In order for a television or radio studio to run smoothly, there needs to be an individual that checks all of the equipment to make sure it runs at top-notch quality. The broadcast technician is that individual. The broadcast technician must have knowledge of a wide variety of television or radio broadcast equipment and software. If anything needs to be repaired, adjusted, or replaced, the broadcast technician gets it done quickly and efficiently. The amount of equipment knowledge needed to …Read more
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Popular Skills for Broadcast Technician
Computer Hardware Technician
Audio Visual Equipment Use
Skills in Computer Hardware Technician are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Audio Visual Equipment Use, Broadcast Programming, Systems Troubleshooting and Electronic Troubleshooting.
Pay by Experience Level for Broadcast Technician
An entry-level Broadcast Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $35,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Broadcast Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $39,732 based on 34 salaries. A mid-career Broadcast Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $56,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Broadcast Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,000 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,712.
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Employees with Broadcast Technician in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 41.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (19.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (3.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (44.0% less).
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