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How Much Does a Radio Frequency Technician Earn In The United States?

Radio Frequency Technician Salaries
Updated December 31, 2020
Average Yearly Salary
$67,000
$42,000
$67,000
$106,000
Did you know that the average radio frequency technician makes $67,522 per year? That's valued at $32.46 per hour! The range surrounding that average can vary between $42,000 and $106,000, meaning radio frequency technicians have the opportunity to earn more once they move past entry-level roles. Most radio frequency technicians find a job with technology and manufacturing companies, while others work for technology, telecommunication, and manufacturing companies to make more money. Those aren't the only places you can earn a higher paycheck. Iowa, Alaska and Illinois are the top states in the U.S. to pay radio frequency technicians the highest salaries.
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Where Radio Frequency Technicians Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where radio frequency technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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How Much Do Radio Frequency Technicians Earn In Different Cities?

If both location and money are important to you, then you might want to check out moving to Iowa, Alaska and Illinois, as these three states offer the highest salaries throughout the U.S. for radio frequency technicians. Quite opposite of that list is the lowest paying states, which are New Hampshire, Georgia, and Florida.
Location
City
Average Salary

Fairbanks, AK

Salary Range82k - 122k$100k$100,086

Sunnyvale, CA

Salary Range73k - 128k$97k$97,350

Schaumburg, IL

Salary Range71k - 128k$96k$95,892

Redmond, WA

Salary Range74k - 123k$96k$95,699

Wayne, NJ

Salary Range62k - 120k$87k$86,557

Chandler, AZ

Salary Range59k - 105k$80k$79,527

Albuquerque, NM

Salary Range59k - 104k$79k$79,162

Westminster, CO

Salary Range59k - 103k$78k$78,432

Indianapolis, IN

Salary Range57k - 103k$77k$76,900

Bristol, PA

Salary Range55k - 105k$77k$76,581
$41k
$128k

High Paying Radio Frequency Technician Jobs

Which Companies Pay Radio Frequency Technicians The Most?

To earn a high income as a radio frequency technician, working for Lockheed Martin or Harris might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Spok and Apple report highly competitive salaries for radio frequency technicians.
Company
Company
Average Salary
Lockheed Martin
Salary Range104k - 136k$119k$119,495
Harris
Salary Range94k - 128k$110k$110,196
Spok
Salary Range95k - 120k$107k$107,272
Apple
Salary Range89k - 121k$104k$104,347
ITT Inc.
Salary Range83k - 125k$102k$102,407
Nokia
Salary Range84k - 108k$95k$95,333
Smiths Interconnect
Salary Range79k - 107k$92k$92,158
Epsilon Systems Solutions
Salary Range78k - 107k$92k$91,746
HEICO
Salary Range73k - 110k$90k$90,224
ASRC Federal
Salary Range77k - 105k$90k$90,195
$52k
$136k

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Radio Frequency Technician Salary History

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    Recently Added Radio Frequency Technician Salaries

    Location
    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
    RF Technician 1St. Shift
    RF Technician 1St. Shift
    West Chester, PA
    West Chester, PA
    01/28/2021
    01/28/2021
    $37,566
    $37,566
    01/28/2021
    RF Technologist
    RF Technologist
    Englewood, CO
    Englewood, CO
    01/26/2021
    01/26/2021
    $114,885
    $114,885
    01/26/2021
    RF Service Technician
    RF Service Technician
    Columbia, MD
    Columbia, MD
    01/11/2021
    01/11/2021
    $52,000
    $52,000
    01/11/2021
    Warehouse Support, 4Th Shift, RF
    Warehouse Support, 4Th Shift, RF
    Ridgefield, WA
    Ridgefield, WA
    01/08/2021
    01/08/2021
    $34,436
    $34,436
    01/08/2021
    RF Manufacturing Technician III
    RF Manufacturing Technician III
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    01/06/2021
    01/06/2021
    $62,500
    $62,500
    01/06/2021
    Bradley-Morris, Inc.
    Bradley-Morris, Inc.
    RF Test Technician
    RF Test Technician
    RF Test Technician
    Baltimore, MD
    Baltimore, MD
    12/31/2020
    12/31/2020
    $65,000
    $65,000
    12/31/2020
    Rf/Microwave Technician III
    Rf/Microwave Technician III
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    10/02/2020
    10/02/2020
    $55,000
    $55,000
    10/02/2020
    Warehouse Support, 4Th Shift, RF
    Warehouse Support, 4Th Shift, RF
    Ridgefield, WA
    Ridgefield, WA
    08/25/2020
    08/25/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    08/25/2020
    Radio Frequency Technician
    Radio Frequency Technician
    Louisville, KY
    Louisville, KY
    08/24/2020
    08/24/2020
    $31,305
    $31,305
    08/24/2020
    Rf/Microwave Technician II
    Rf/Microwave Technician II
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    Rancho Cordova, CA
    08/21/2020
    08/21/2020
    $41,600
    $41,600
    08/21/2020