Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Broadcast Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$85,213 / yrTotal Pay
$68,090 / yrBase Pay
$17,122 / yrAdditional Pay

$85,213

 / yr
$28K$263K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Broadcast Engineer is $85,213 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $68,090 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 $17,122 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. The typical Broadcast Engineer salary is $68,090. Salaries can range from $27,728 - $263,343. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Broadcast Engineer in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $85,213.

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What are some related job titles for Broadcast Engineer?

Some related job titles are Audio Technician Salaries with median pay of $57,877, Broadcast Technician Salaries with median pay of $67,818, Audio Salaries with median pay of $70,135, Chief Broadcast Engineer Salaries with median pay of $145,622.

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Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.0

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Broadcast Engineer

$83,312

 /yr
Range: $36K - $95K

$36K

$95K

$35,566 - $94,669 Range

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NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Broadcast Engineer

$100,045

 /yr
Range: $83K - $137K

$83K

$137K

$82,870 - $136,610 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.9

Nexstar Media Group

Broadcast Engineer

$51,336

 /yr
Range: $32K - $90K

$32K

$90K

$31,773 - $89,813 Range

CUMULUS MEDIA
3.2

CUMULUS MEDIA

Broadcast Engineer

$36,240

 /yr
Range: $34K - $50K

$34K

$50K

$34,352 - $49,957 Range

TEGNA
3.6

TEGNA

Broadcast Engineer

$73,382

 /yr
Range: $66K - $85K

$66K

$85K

$66,055 - $85,204 Range

iHeartMedia
3.2

iHeartMedia

Broadcast Engineer

$62,690

 /yr
Range: $45K - $88K

$45K

$88K

$44,540 - $88,400 Range

Tribune Media
3.5

Tribune Media

Broadcast Engineer

$70,108

 /yr
Range: $64K - $107K

$64K

$107K

$63,652 - $107,252 Range

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Pitney Bowes
3.6

Pitney Bowes

Broadcast Engineer

$66,595

 /yr
Range: $65K - $76K

$65K

$76K

$65,422 - $76,345 Range

Entercom
3.1

Entercom

Broadcast Engineer

$53,640

 /yr
Range: $49K - $65K

$49K

$65K

$48,879 - $65,214 Range

The E.W. Scripps Company
3.7

The E.W. Scripps Company

Broadcast Engineer

$71,342

 /yr
Range: $47K - $91K

$47K

$91K

$46,593 - $91,300 Range

Leidos
3.9

Leidos

Broadcast Engineer

$74,792

 /yr
Range: $73K - $81K

$73K

$81K

$72,830 - $81,082 Range

Gray Television
3.2

Gray Television

Broadcast Engineer

$57,113

 /yr
Range: $32K - $73K

$32K

$73K

$31,613 - $73,167 Range

Major League Baseball (MLB)
3.7

Major League Baseball (MLB)

Broadcast Engineer

$74,586

 /yr
Range: $53K - $105K

$53K

$105K

$53,000 - $104,530 Range

WarnerMedia
4.0

WarnerMedia

Broadcast Engineer

$93,279

 /yr
Range: $67K - $118K

$67K

$118K

$66,636 - $118,023 Range

CBS Radio

CBS Radio

Broadcast Engineer

$90,293

 /yr
Range: $86K - $139K

$86K

$139K

$86,042 - $139,268 Range

Interactive One
2.8

Interactive One

Broadcast Engineer

$99,119

 /yr
Range: $98K - $105K

$98K

$105K

$98,198 - $104,537 Range

Ryder System
3.7

Ryder System

Broadcast Engineer

$77,276

 /yr
Range: $70K - $104K

$70K

$104K

$70,305 - $103,577 Range

Urban One
3.2

Urban One

Broadcast Engineer

$63,724

 /yr
Range: $63K - $67K

$63K

$67K

$63,131 - $67,207 Range

SiriusXM
3.6

SiriusXM

Broadcast Engineer

$91,738

 /yr
Range: $74K - $121K

$74K

$121K

$74,095 - $120,817 Range

CBS
3.5

CBS

Broadcast Engineer

$81,886

 /yr
Range: $72K - $137K

$72K

$137K

$71,735 - $137,453 Range

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$70,000

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9 days ago by a IP & Video Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$24

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11 days ago by a Broadcast Technician with 10 to 14 years of experience

$60,000

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12 days ago by a Broadcast Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$45,000

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12 days ago by a Broadcast Technician with 4 to 6 years of experience

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$18

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

$56,300

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23 days ago by a VTC Technician with 1 to 3 years of experience

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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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