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How much does a Broadcast Engineer make?

Updated Jan 21, 2022

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$71,009 /yr
Average Base Pay

254 salaries

$44K

Low

$71K

Average

$115K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Broadcast Engineer make? The national average salary for a Broadcast Engineer is $71,009 in United States. Filter by location to see Broadcast Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 254 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Broadcast Engineer employees.

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What is the salary trajectory for a Broadcast Engineer?

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What are some related job titles for a Broadcast Engineer?

Audio Technician

$47,720

per year

Broadcast Technician

$50,950

per year

Audio

$58,421

per year

Chief Broadcast Engineer

$78,722

per year

Recent User Submitted Salaries for Broadcast Technician in United States of America

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$2,912

/moAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Broadcast Technician with more than 15 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a Broadcast Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

$115,140

/yrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Broadcast Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

15 days ago by a Broadcasting Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

18 days ago by a Video Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$92,523

/yrAvg Base Salary

21 days ago by a VTC Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

$18

/hrAvg Base Salary

23 days ago by a Broadcast Operator with less than one year of experience

$16

/hrAvg Base Salary

25 days ago by a Broadcast with 1 to 3 years of experience

$17

/hrAvg Base Salary

26 days ago by a Broadcast Technician with less than one year of experience

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Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.1

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Broadcast Engineer

$81,277

 /yr
Range: $35K - $92K

$35K

$92K

$34,697 - $92,356 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Broadcast Engineer

$100,203

 /yr
Range: $81K - $133K

$81K

$133K

$80,846 - $133,272 Range

CUMULUS MEDIA
3.2

CUMULUS MEDIA

Broadcast Engineer

$35,355

 /yr
Range: $34K - $49K

$34K

$49K

$33,513 - $48,737 Range

TEGNA
3.5

TEGNA

Broadcast Engineer

$71,902

 /yr
Range: $64K - $84K

$64K

$84K

$64,442 - $83,673 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.8

Nexstar Media Group

Broadcast Engineer

$49,623

 /yr
Range: $44K - $78K

$44K

$78K

$44,289 - $77,948 Range

iHeartMedia
3.2

iHeartMedia

Broadcast Engineer

$58,595

 /yr
Range: $43K - $86K

$43K

$86K

$43,452 - $86,241 Range

Tribune Media
3.4

Tribune Media

Broadcast Engineer

$68,396

 /yr
Range: $62K - $105K

$62K

$105K

$62,097 - $104,632 Range

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Pitney Bowes
3.6

Pitney Bowes

Broadcast Engineer

$64,969

 /yr
Range: $64K - $74K

$64K

$74K

$63,824 - $74,480 Range

Entercom
3.1

Entercom

Broadcast Engineer

$52,330

 /yr
Range: $48K - $64K

$48K

$64K

$47,685 - $63,621 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Broadcast Engineer

$72,965

 /yr
Range: $71K - $79K

$71K

$79K

$71,051 - $79,101 Range

The E.W. Scripps Company
3.9

The E.W. Scripps Company

Broadcast Engineer

$70,203

 /yr
Range: $45K - $89K

$45K

$89K

$45,455 - $89,070 Range

Urban One
3.1

Urban One

Broadcast Engineer

$62,167

 /yr
Range: $62K - $66K

$62K

$66K

$61,589 - $65,565 Range

WarnerMedia
3.9

WarnerMedia

Broadcast Engineer

$93,397

 /yr
Range: $65K - $115K

$65K

$115K

$65,008 - $115,140 Range

CBS Radio

CBS Radio

Broadcast Engineer

$88,087

 /yr
Range: $84K - $136K

$84K

$136K

$83,940 - $135,866 Range

Interactive One
2.8

Interactive One

Broadcast Engineer

$96,698

 /yr
Range: $96K - $102K

$96K

$102K

$95,799 - $101,983 Range

Gray Television
3.4

Gray Television

Broadcast Engineer

$55,134

 /yr
Range: $31K - $71K

$31K

$71K

$30,841 - $71,380 Range

Ryder System
3.6

Ryder System

Broadcast Engineer

$75,389

 /yr
Range: $69K - $101K

$69K

$101K

$68,588 - $101,047 Range

Major League Baseball (MLB)
3.8

Major League Baseball (MLB)

Broadcast Engineer

$85,456

 /yr
Range: $60K - $102K

$60K

$102K

$59,798 - $101,976 Range

CBS
3.5

CBS

Broadcast Engineer

$79,886

 /yr
Range: $70K - $134K

$70K

$134K

$69,983 - $134,095 Range

SiriusXM
3.7

SiriusXM

Broadcast Engineer

$89,497

 /yr
Range: $72K - $118K

$72K

$118K

$72,285 - $117,865 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Broadcast Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Broadcast Engineer is $71,009 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Broadcast Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 254 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Broadcast Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Broadcast Engineer in United States is $114,770 per year.

The lowest salary for a Broadcast Engineer in United States is $43,934 per year.

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