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Broadcast Technicians in South Carolina

Is South Carolina a good place for you to work as a Broadcast Technician?

6.7% Jobs Projection
$34,260 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Broadcast Technicians in South Carolina is growing faster than average.

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

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in South Carolina?

740 people worked as Broadcast Technicians in 2018 in this state.

There were 650 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 90 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in SC Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in SC vs. the Average State

Job Projections for South Carolina

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 6.7% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. SC

South Carolina Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 90 annual Broadcast Technicians job openings in South Carolina, and 960 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 South Carolina?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $26,550 to $48,690 with $34,260 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.76 to $23.41. The median hourly rate was $16.47.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $15.64 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.83.

The median salary in South Carolina is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: SC vs. National Average

Top South Carolina 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
Columbia, SC 380 $34,470
Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 250 $39,470
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 90 $41,510
Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC 80 $33,150
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 40 $31,560

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 SC Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 600
Sound Engineering Technicians 90


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