Broadcast Technicians

3.9/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
70%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
11.2%
by 2030
WAGES
$43,570
or $20.95 hourly
VOLUME
25,960
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 70% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Broadcast Technicians' job openings is expected to rise 11.2% by 2030
'Broadcast Technicians' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Broadcast Technicians' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Broadcast Technicians' was $43,570, or $20.95 hourly
'Broadcast Technicians' are paid 3.9% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 25,960 people employed as Broadcast Technicians.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for radio or television programs. Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, signal strength, and signal clarity. Operate satellite, microwave, or other transmitter equipment to broadcast radio or television programs.

SOC Code: 27-4012.00

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