Information About Broadcast Technicians

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Training

Broadcast technicians need associate degree.

Degrees for Broadcast technicians
Training for Broadcast Technicians
Percent
Less than High School 2.3
High School 19.6
Some College 29.5
Associates Degree 14.8
Bachelors Degree 29.5
Masters Degree 3.6
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment

Represents about 38,000 people in the United States- 13.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more broadcast technicians but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 12,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, broadcast technicians make $20.41 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Broadcast technicians $8.86 $11.10 $17.50 $26.20 $35.80
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $9.38 $13.70 $20.90 $31.70 $45.40
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, broadcast technicians make $42,450 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Broadcast technicians $18,430 $23,170 $36,570 $54,620 $74,650
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $19,520 $28,640 $43,640 $66,080 $94,470
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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