How much does a Transmitter Engineer make in the United States? The average Transmitter Engineer salary in the United States is $42,561 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $37,841 and $47,160. 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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Transmitter Engineer installs, develops and operates all aspects of electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. May require a bachelor's degree in engineering and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Being a Transmitter Engineer has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Additionally, Transmitter Engineer works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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