Highest Paying Industries for Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technicians and Radio Operators

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Federal Executive Branch44.0591610
Federal government, including the US Postal Service44.0591610
Software Publishers33.770100
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution32.2267010
Utilities31.8266170
Transportation and Warehousing28.8760050
Publishing Industries (except Internet)28.6359550
Casino Hotels28.5159310
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities28.3959050
Wired Telecommunications Carriers28.158450
Scientific Research and Development Services28.0358290
Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping, and Payroll Services27.9458120
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences27.958020
Motion Picture and Video Industries27.8357900
Telecommunications26.8355810
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries26.7355600
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Local government owned26.6255360
Other Telecommunications26.4154930
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services26.4154930
Office Administrative Services26.0854250
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters25.7553550
Legal Services25.6453330
Other Information Services25.2452500
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities25.0252040
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events24.8251620
Performing Arts Companies24.851580
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services24.7851550
Manufacturing24.6151190
Traveler Accommodation24.5951140
Accommodation24.5851120
Finance and Insurance24.5351030
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services24.3550650
Computer Systems Design and Related Services24.3250580
Photographic Services24.2950530
Management of Companies and Enterprises24.2950520
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures24.2250380
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries24.0850100
Accommodation and Food Services24.0750060
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing23.9149740
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation23.5248920
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities23.5148910
Insurance Carriers23.5148910
Other Support Services23.4648790
Household Appliances and Electrical and Electronic Goods Merchant Wholesalers23.4148700
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers23.3448550
Electrical Contractors and Other Wiring Installation Contractors23.0247890
Building Equipment Contractors2347840
Consumer Goods Rental22.9947820
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services22.8247470
Construction22.847430
Specialty Trade Contractors22.7947410
Information22.7347270
All industries, private ownership only22.6347070
Cable and Other Subscription Programming22.5846970
Sound Recording Industries22.5746950
All industries22.4946770
Grantmaking and Giving Services22.4446670
Manufacturing and Reproducing Magnetic and Optical Media22.1246010
Direct Insurance (except Life, Health, and Medical) Carriers22.0945950
Repair and Maintenance22.0545860
Social Advocacy Organizations22.0145790
Wholesale Electronic Markets and Agents and Brokers21.9945740
Miscellaneous Manufacturing21.9545650
Electronic and Precision Equipment Repair and Maintenance21.9245590
Spectator Sports21.8845500
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods21.8745490
Wholesale Trade21.8745480
Federal, State, and Local Government21.8245390
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.8245390
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services21.745140
Administrative and Support Services21.745140
Junior colleges, Privately owned21.6845080
Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)21.6545040
Food Services and Drinking Places21.6445020
Restaurants and Other Eating Places21.6344980
Full-Service Restaurants21.6344980
Satellite Telecommunications21.5344790
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services21.544720
Real Estate and Rental and Leasing21.4644650
Television Broadcasting21.4644640
Rental and Leasing Services21.4644630
Merchant Wholesalers, Nondurable Goods21.4444590
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers21.3844460
Commercial and Industrial Machinery and Equipment Rental and Leasing21.3544410
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.3144320
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals21.344310
Local government, including schools and hospitals21.2944290
Educational Services, Local government owned21.2244130
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries21.1844050
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)21.1744030
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service21.1343960
Professional and Commercial Equipment and Supplies Merchant Wholesalers21.1343950
Chemical Manufacturing21.0943880
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing21.0943880
Other schools and instruction, Privately owned21.0643810
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions21.0143690
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned20.9843640
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.9443560
Junior colleges, Local government owned20.9143490
Other Schools and Instruction (including private, state, and local government schools)20.8743400
Hospitals, Privately owned20.8243300
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.8143290
Educational Services, Privately owned20.843260
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)20.7343110
Employment Services20.6943040
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)20.6943040
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned20.6442930
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned20.6342900
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)20.5842810
Business Support Services20.5842800
State government, including schools and hospitals20.5342710
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)20.4542530
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned20.3842400
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services20.3742370
General Rental Centers20.1441900
Educational Services, State government owned20.1541900
Engineering Services20.0741750
Broadcasting (except Internet)19.9341450
Amusement Parks and Arcades19.8341240
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries19.8141210
Educational Support Services, Privately owned19.7341040
Specialized Design Services19.7241010
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)19.7141000
Gambling Industries19.6140790
Radio and Television Broadcasting19.640770
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training (including private, state, and local government schools)19.640770
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Privately owned19.5240600
Retail Trade19.4340410
Ambulatory Health Care Services19.0439600
Electronics and Appliance Stores18.8539200
Offices of Physicians18.6738840
Religious Organizations18.6738840
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned18.6138700
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)18.338060
Facilities Support Services18.2738000
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations18.0837600
Junior colleges, State government owned17.937220
Newspaper Publishers17.4636310
Civic and Social Organizations16.6834700
Radio Broadcasting16.133490
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations15.7832810
Motion Picture and Video Exhibition15.2731770

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