Broadcast Engineer

Broadcast Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$87,000
$59,000
Min 10%
$87,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Entercom Communications
Highest Paying City
Washington, DC
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
5.0 years
How much does a broadcast engineer make?
The national average salary for a Broadcast Engineer in the United States is $87,427 per year or $42.03 per hour. While the top 10 percent make over $127,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $59,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Broadcast Engineers are Media companies and Professional companies. The best states for high paying Broadcast Engineer jobs are District of Columbia, Georgia, Tennessee, Colorado, and New York. The typical tenure for a Broadcast Engineer is 5.0 years.
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Average Broadcast Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Broadcast Engineer in the United States is $87,427 per year or $42.03 per hour. Broadcast Engineers make the most in Washington, DC at about $117,250 per year. The average starting salary in Washington, DC for Broadcast Engineers is $78,000. District of Columbia, Georgia, Tennessee, Colorado, and New York are the top 5 highest earning states for Broadcast Engineers. Pennsylvania, Michigan, Nevada, Indiana, and Ohio are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Washington, DC
$117,250
2
Atlanta, GA
$102,377
3
Mountain View, CA
$101,302
4
Memphis, TN
$100,872
5
Denver, CO
$99,158

Average Broadcast Engineer Salary By Company

Broadcast Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Most Broadcast Engineer jobs are in Media companies and Media companies. Entercom Communications and Sirius XM Holdings are the highest paying companies. Companies like Activision Blizzard and Townsquare Media also pay high salaries to their Broadcast Engineers.

Recently Added Broadcast Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Texas A&M University
Broadcast Engineer
01/29/2020
$40,712
Texas A&M University
Broadcast Engineer
12/26/2019
$40,712
UNC Department of Public Safety
Broadcast Engineer
12/20/2019
$39,228
Texas A&M University
Broadcast Engineer
11/26/2019
$40,712
10/07/2019
$33,494
State of Nebraska
Broadcast Engineer
07/24/2019
$51,841