Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other

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Total Workforce

89.8k

Average Age

39.3

Average Salary

$52,835

Average Male Salary

$54,305

Average Female Salary

$39,061

About

Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are most often employed by the Broadcasting (except internet) industry. The average yearly wage for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other was $52,835 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other by wage are Statistical assistants, Production, planning, & expediting clerks, and Heavy vehicle & mobile equipment service technicians & mechanics.

Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are part of the Arts, design, entertainment, sports, & media occupations, along with Artists & related workers, Commercial and industrial designers, Fashion designers, Floral designers, Graphic designers, and 25 more.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are LA City (Mount Washington, Highland Park & Glassell Park) PUMA, CA, LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA, and Austin City (South) PUMA, TX. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are LA City (Mount Washington, Highland Park & Glassell Park) PUMA, CA, LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA, and Austin City (South) PUMA, TX.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other and on wages and locations for those in the field. Broadcasting (except internet) is the industry that employs the most Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, by average wage, is Industrial & miscellaneous chemicals. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are paid most in LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in LA City (Mount Washington, Highland Park & Glassell Park) PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$52,835

AVERAGE SALARY

± $3,963

In 2018, Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other earned an average of $52,835, $1,053 less than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Statistical assistants make somewhat more than Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other while Production, planning, & expediting clerks make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.409

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.409, which is lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, by number of employees, are Broadcasting (except internet), Motion pictures & video industries, and Sound recording industries.

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Industries by Share

89.8k

2018 Workforce

± 7,353

-15.2%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 13.1%

The number of people employed as Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other has been declining at a rate of -15.2%, from 105,894 people in 2017 to 89,751 people in 2018.

This graphic shows the share of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other employed by various industries. Broadcasting (except internet) employs the largest share of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other at  20.5%, followed by Motion pictures & video industries with 18.3% and Sound recording industries with 8.09%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other in the US. The average age of male Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other in the workforce is 39.5 and of female Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is 37.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is White.

Gender Composition

81.1k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 6,990

8.65k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,283

90.4% of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

80.7% of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.19% of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other.

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Age by Gender

39.5

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.14

37.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.4

The median age of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is 39.3, and Male employees are generally 1.89 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is Communications but a relatively high number of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other hold a major in Communication Technologies.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other need many skills, but most especially Critical Thinking and Monitoring. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other need more than the average amount of Equipment Selection, Equipment Maintenance, and Installation.

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