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

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2019 Workforce
91.2k
Average Age
38.6
Average Salary
$55,926
Average Male Salary
$57,735
Average Female Salary
$43,195

About

Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are most often employed by the Motion pictures & video industries industry. The average yearly wage for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other was $55,926 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other by wage are Chemical technicians, Secondary school teachers, and Media and communication workers, all other.

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 Burbank City PUMA, CA, Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN, and Bushwick PUMA, NY. The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are Burbank City PUMA, CA, Bushwick PUMA, NY, and Nashville-Davidson (Southwest) PUMA, TN.

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. Motion pictures & video industries 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 Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. . 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 Burbank City PUMA, CA.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,926
AVERAGE SALARY
± $4,827

In 2019, Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other earned an average of $55,926, $402 more than than the average national salary of $55,524.

Chemical technicians make somewhat more than Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other while Secondary school teachers 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

0.41
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.41, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. 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

Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, by average wage, are Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. , Telecommunications, except wired telecommunications carriers , and Petroleum refining.

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Industries by Share

91.2k
2019 Workforce
± 7,412
1.6%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 11.4%

The number of people employed as Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other has been growing at a rate of 1.6%, from 89,751 people in 2018 to 91,188 people in 2019.

This graphic shows the share of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other employed by various industries. Motion pictures & video industries employs the largest share of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other at  18.6%, followed by Broadcasting (except internet) with 17.2% and Sound recording industries with 7.7%.

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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 and of female Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is 35.9, and the most common race/ethnicity for Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

79.8k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 6,936
11.3k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,615

87.6% 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 (Non-Hispanic)
  2. White (Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

75.9% of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 9.09% of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other, White (Hispanic) 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
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 1.16
35.9
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.96

The median age of Broadcast & sound engineering technicians & radio operators, & media & communication equipment workers, all other is 38.6, and Male employees are generally 3.05 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 Visual & Performing Arts 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

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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 Active Listening. 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 Repairing.

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