Average Master Control Operator with Broadcast Programming Skills Hourly Pay at Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc.

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The average hourly pay for a Master Control Operator with Broadcast Programming skills at Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. is $12.20.
MEDIAN $12.20
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$8 - $16
Total Pay
$18,805 - $33,898

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Job Description for Master Control Operator

Master Control Operator Tasks
  • Monitor broadcasts, breaks, and commercials and ensure that television schedule is followed.
  • Record and document video feeds.
  • Maintain station logs and update information to reflect desired or actual schedule.
  • Interrupt broadcasts or alter programs when a supervisor approves it.

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Popular Skills for Master Control Operator

Skills in Audio Visual Equipment Use, Quality Assurance / Quality Control and Satellite, Microwave Technology are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing.