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Broadcast Technicians in Massachusetts

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5.0% Jobs Projection
$38,870 Median Salary
100 Job Openings

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

  • Broadcast Technicians in Massachusetts earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in Massachusetts?

There were approximately 720 workers employed as Broadcast Technicians in this state in 2018.

There were 920 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in MA Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in MA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Massachusetts

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 5.0% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. MA

Massachusetts Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 100 annual job openings, and 1,060 total jobs in 2026 for Broadcast Technicians in this state.

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

What do Broadcast Technicians Make in Massachusetts?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $23,950 to $78,340 with $38,870 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $11.51 to $37.66. The median hourly rate was $18.69.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $21.48 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $2.79.

The median salary in Massachusetts is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: MA vs. National Average

Top Massachusetts 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
Boston-Cambridge-Nashua, MA-NH 710 $41,780
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 70 $43,640
Springfield, MA-CT 40 $26,550

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 MA Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 2,060
Sound Engineering Technicians 190


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