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Broadcast Technicians in New York

Is New York a good place for you to work as a Broadcast Technician?

-4% Jobs Projection
$52,580 Median Salary
350 Job Openings

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

  • Employment for Broadcast Technicians in New York is expected to decrease.

  • Broadcast Technicians in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in New York?

In 2018, there were 5,590 Broadcast Technicians working in the state.

There were 4,630 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 960 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in NY Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in NY vs. the Average State

Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 4.3% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. NY

New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 350 annual Broadcast Technicians job openings in New York, and 4,010 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Broadcast Technicians Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $28,170 to $93,880 with $52,580 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $13.54 to $45.14. The median hourly rate was $25.28.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $26.29 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $1.01.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: NY vs. National Average

Top New York 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
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 5,230 $54,740
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 100 n/a
Rochester, NY 100 $31,330
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 90 $42,200
Syracuse, NY 70 $29,280
Binghamton, NY 50 $24,740

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

You may also be interested in the following careers:

Occupation NY Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 7,780
Sound Engineering Technicians 1,770
Radio Operators 40


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