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Broadcast Technicians in Minnesota

Considering a career as a Broadcast Technician in Minnesota?

-4% Jobs Projection
$38,240 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

While jobs for Broadcast Technicians in Minnesota are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Broadcast Technicians in Minnesota is expected to decrease.

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

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in Minnesota?

In Minnesota, there were 510 people working as Broadcast Technicians in the year 2018.

There were 560 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 50 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in MN Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in MN vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Minnesota

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 3.5% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. MN

Minnesota Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 50 annual job openings, and a total of 550 jobs for Minnesota 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 Minnesota?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $20,540 to $86,950 with $38,240 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.88 to $41.8. The median hourly rate was $18.38.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $17.02 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.36.

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

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: MN vs. National Average

Top Minnesota 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
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 400 $40,520
Fargo, ND-MN 50 $43,700
Duluth, MN-WI 30 $40,580

Top States for Broadcast Technicians Employment

The table below shows the states 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 MN Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 1,230
Sound Engineering Technicians 170
Radio Operators 60

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