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Broadcast Technicians in Texas

Want to work in Texas as a Broadcast Technician? Read this first!

1.4% Jobs Projection
$35,860 Median Salary
190 Job Openings

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

  • Projected employment for Broadcast Technicians in Texas is growing slower than average.

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

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in Texas?

In 2018, there were 1,680 Broadcast Technicians working in the state.

There were 1,580 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Broadcast Technicians in TX Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are growing at a rate of 1.4% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of -3.2%.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 190 annual Broadcast Technicians job openings in Texas, and 2,100 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 Texas?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $18,200 to $73,780 with $35,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $8.75 to $35.47. The median hourly rate was $17.24.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $16.47 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.77.

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

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 490 $36,450
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 320 $35,370
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 160 $36,210
Austin-Round Rock, TX 90 $39,250
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 80 n/a
Corpus Christi, TX 60 $35,700
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 50 $40,870
Waco, TX 50 $29,850
Lubbock, TX 40 $39,110

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 TX Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 5,340
Sound Engineering Technicians 650
Radio Operators 50


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