How much does a Radio Operator make in the United States? The average Radio Operator salary in the United States is $33,950 as of January 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $29,081 and $40,116. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Radio Operator ?

A radio operator refers to a person who is responsible for the operations of a radio system. The profession of radio operator has become largely obsolete with the automation of radio-based tasks in recent decades. Nevertheless, radio operators are still employed in maritime and aviation fields. In most cases radio transmission is now only one of several tasks of a radio operator. In the United States, the title of Certified Radio Operator is granted to those who pass a test issued by the Society of Broadcast Engineers....

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Army National Guard - Newport News , VA
As a Radio Operator/Maintainer in the Army National Guard, you will ensure the functionality of these systems so that every mission ends in triumph. Army National Guard Radio Operator/Maintainers are ...
JobsinLogistics - 38 days ago
National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Charlottesville , VA
Position Summary Reporting to the NRAO Director, the National Radio Dynamic Zone (NRDZ) Project ... Operating Requirements). A formal Concept of Operations Review will occur within the first year. In ...
JobTarget - 11 days ago
National Radio Astronomy Observatory - Charlottesville , VA
Experience working with astronomical data products and/or operating radio telescopes desired; * Experience with the CASA data reduction packages is desirable; * Experience with other data reduction ...
DiversityJobs - 11 days ago
Markesman Group - McLean , VA
SIGINT Operator Markesman Group has an immediate need for SIGINT Operators in the Washington ... EW), Cryptologic Linguist, Radio Operations, Cyber Security, Network Engineering/Security ... - 27 days ago
Pacific Architects and Engineers LLC (PAE LLC) - Fort Belvoir , VA
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World Cyber Space Operator Experience ... radio, wireless, and other communication systems. Active TS SCI PAE is proud to be an Equal ... - 74 days ago
TechINT Solutions Group - Fort Belvoir , VA
... radio, wireless, and other communication systems. · Cleared at the TS/SCI level · Adhere to CDC ... Be capable of operating in all operational and physical environments and work collaboratively and ...
ZipRecruiter - 16 days ago

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