Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Broadcast Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$78,500 / yrTotal Pay
$67,109 / yrBase Pay
$11,391 / yrAdditional Pay

$78,500

 / yr
$47K$132K
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The estimated total pay for a Broadcast Engineer is $78,500 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $67,109 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $11,391 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Related Job Titles

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Some related job titles are Audio Technician Salaries with median pay of $43,532, Broadcast Technician Salaries with median pay of $54,856, Audio Salaries with median pay of $86,888, Chief Broadcast Engineer Salaries with median pay of $164,439.

Top Paying Companies

For a Broadcast Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Broadcast Engineer in United States. Employers include Disney Streaming Services, DISH and Walt Disney Company.

1
Disney Streaming Services
Disney Streaming Services
$125,803/yr
2
DISH
$103,793/yr
5
Game Creek Video
$98,422/yr
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Broadcast EngineerSee 34 salaries from all locations

$91,937

 / yr

$101,453

 / yr

$97,788

 / yr

$85,467

 / yr

$76,579

 / yr

$79,765

 / yr

$92,179

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$87,976

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$82,055

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$98,422

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$103,793

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$95,121

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$125,803

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$94,667

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Top Paying Industries

For a Broadcast Engineer in United States

The top 4 paying industries for a Broadcast Engineer in United States are Information Technology with a median total pay of $125,803, Telecommunications with a median total pay of $95,121, Arts, Entertainment & Recreation with a median total pay of $92,179 and Media & Communication with a median total pay of $88,381.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$125,803

    26% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$95,121

    2% Higher than other industries

  • Arts, Entertainment & RecreationArts, Entertainment & Recreation$92,179

    1% Lower than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$88,381

    6% Lower than other industries

Information Technology

The top paying company in Information Technology for Broadcast Engineer is Disney Streaming Services.

Disney Streaming ServicesDisney Streaming Services$125,803/yr

Glassdoor Economist Pay Overview

What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

A Broadcast engineer salary range in US can vary based on important factors such as education, skills, certifications, and years of experience. A Broadcast engineer in US can expect to see an entry level salary range of $39,948 to $137,095 per year, based on 831 salary contributions. At the highest seniority level, an experienced Broadcast engineer in US can make a salary range of $43,933 to $114,769 with at least 8 years of experience, based on 254 salary contributions. The top 3 companies in US where a Broadcast engineer gets the highest compensation are NewsMax Media, Inc., Meredith Corporation and National Football League. Bigger companies typically pay 35% more than smaller companies for a Broadcast engineer.

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Live Sports Broadcast Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30

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United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

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United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$45,000

/yr

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United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

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United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$26

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Video Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$55

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United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$35

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4-6 years
5 days ago

Broadcast Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Broadcast Engineer is $67,109 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Broadcast Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 412 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Broadcast Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Broadcast Engineer in United States is $111,131 per year.

The lowest salary for a Broadcast Engineer in United States is $40,525 per year.

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