$31,000
Avg. Salary
$12.60
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Master Control Operator is $12.60 per hour.

The average pay for a Master Control Operator is $31,000 per year.

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$9.93
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$16.59
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MEDIAN $31,000
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$0$38K
Salary $31,000
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,951 - $37,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 8
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $9.93 - $16.59
Overtime $19.32
Annual Data $0$37K
Bonus $1,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$21,951 - $37,974
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 26

Job Description for Master Control Operator

Master control operators are in charge of executing on-air transmissions and ensuring the technical quality of programming and other media operations for their organization. They are responsible for monitoring network transmissions for quality control, as well as reviewing, editing, and confirming the ongoing reliability of the automated playlists. They also interact with the automation software, making changes to the on-air schedule when necessary to ensure continuity in programming. One of the operator's main responsibilities includes performing all playback and monitoring functions for the origination of multiple satellite broadcast channels. They create business relationships with other media professionals as well.

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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.

Master Control Operator Job Listings

Key Stats for Master Control Operator

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Master Control Operator Salaries

Experienced
▲25%

National Average
$28,000

Mid-Career
▼3%

▼8%

Skills That Affect Master Control Operator Salaries

National Average
$28,000

Broadcast Programming
▼1%

Video Editing
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 67%
no benefits
None: 15%