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Broadcast Technicians in District of Columbia

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11.3% Jobs Projection
$86,390 Median Salary
70 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in District of Columbia are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Broadcast Technicians in District of Columbia is growing faster than average.

  • Broadcast Technicians in District of Columbia earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in District of Columbia?

There were approximately 660 workers employed as Broadcast Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 700 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 40 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in DC Employment Trend

The typical state has 340 Broadcast Technicians working in it, which means District of Columbia has more Broadcast Technicians than average.

Broadcast Technicians in DC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for District of Columbia

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. DC

District of Columbia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 70 annual job openings, and a total of 790 jobs for District of Columbia Broadcast Technicians in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 2,900 annual jobs and 32,900 total jobs in 2026.

What do Broadcast Technicians Make in District of Columbia?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $33,920 to $121,690 with $86,390 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.31 to $58.51. The median hourly rate was $41.53.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $42.2 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $0.67.

The median salary in District of Columbia is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: DC vs. National Average

Top District of Columbia Metros for Broadcast Technicians

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Broadcast Technicians.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1,150 $73,040

Top States for Broadcast Technicians Employment

View the list below to see where most Broadcast Technicians work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 5,590 $52,580
California 4,450 $39,960
Florida 2,150 $36,080
Texas 1,680 $35,860
Illinois 1,300 $40,230
Georgia 1,190 $44,340
Virginia 830 $37,240
Pennsylvania 820 $34,850
South Carolina 740 $34,260
Indiana 740 $29,100
Michigan 730 $37,250
Massachusetts 720 $38,870
District of Columbia 660 $86,390
Ohio 660 $29,670
North Carolina 570 $37,100
New Jersey 550 $51,040
Colorado 540 $49,170
Maryland 520 $55,470
Minnesota 510 $38,240
Wisconsin 490 $44,800

Below are the states where Broadcast Technicians get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $86,390
Maryland $55,470
New York $52,580
New Jersey $51,040
Colorado $49,170
Washington $46,800
Wisconsin $44,800
Georgia $44,340
Rhode Island $43,640
Maine $42,210

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Occupation DC Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 900
Sound Engineering Technicians 60


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