Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Broadcast Technician make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$54,821 / yrTotal Pay
$51,515 / yrBase Pay
$3,305 / yrAdditional Pay

$54,821

 / yr
$33K$90K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Broadcast Technician is $54,821 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $51,515 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 $3,305 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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Top Paying Companies

For a Broadcast Technician in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Broadcast Technician in United States. Employers include AT&T, DISH and iHeartMedia.

1
AT&T
AT&T
$82,369/yr
3K open jobs
2
DISH
$60,318/yr
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Broadcast TechnicianSee 33 salaries from all locations

$3,902

 / mo

$3,455

 / mo

$60,318

 / yr

$82,369

 / yr

$56,655

 / yr

$26

 / hr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Broadcast Technician in United States

The top 3 paying industries for a Broadcast Technician in United States are Telecommunications with a median total pay of $71,344, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $56,655 and Hotels & Travel Accommodation with a median total pay of $44,146.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$71,344

    20% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$56,655

    0% Lower than other industries

  • Hotels & Travel AccommodationHotels & Travel Accommodation$44,146

    29% Lower than other industries

Telecommunications

Top paying companies in Telecommunications for Broadcast Technician are AT&T and DISH.

AT&TAT&T$82,369/yr
DISHDISH$60,318/yr

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Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date or Time

Broadcast Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$15

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Broadcast Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$20

/hr

Submitted Yesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Broadcast Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$100,000

/yr

$90K | $10K

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Live Sports Broadcast Operator

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$30

/hr

Submitted 2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
VTC Technician

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$75,000

/yr

Submitted 4 days ago

4-6 years
4 days ago
Video Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$45,000

/yr

Submitted 5 days ago

4-6 years
5 days ago
Broadcast Technician

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$25

/hr

Submitted 5 days ago

1-3 years
5 days ago

Broadcast Technician pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Broadcast Technician is $51,515 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Broadcast Technician salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 153 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Broadcast Technician employees.

The highest salary for a Broadcast Technician in United States is $84,034 per year.

The lowest salary for a Broadcast Technician in United States is $31,581 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Broadcast Technician or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Broadcast Technician.