How much does a Broadcast Engineer make in the United States? The average Broadcast Engineer salary in the United States is $43,401 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $38,601 and $48,101. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $38,601 10% $34,231 90% $52,380 75% $48,101 $43,401 50%(Median)
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Pyramid Consulting, Inc - Alexandria, VA

Job Description

The Broadcast Engineer may require a bachelor's degree in engineering and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Installs, develops and operates all aspects of electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Being a Broadcast Engineer relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. In addition, Broadcast Engineer works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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