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Broadcast Technicians in Wisconsin

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Broadcast Technicians in Wisconsin

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

-2% Jobs Projection
$44,800 Median Salary
90 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Broadcast Technicians Work in Wisconsin?

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

There were 490 Broadcast Technicians employed in this state in 2017.

The amount of jobs between 2017 and 2018 is holding steady.

Broadcast Technicians in WI Employment Trend

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

Broadcast Technicians in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Broadcast Technicians in this state are declining at a rate of 2.0% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Broadcast Technicians: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 90 annual job openings, and 980 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Broadcast Technicians ranged from $19,540 to $71,390 with $44,800 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.4 to $34.32. The median hourly rate was $21.54.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $21.47 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $0.07.

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

Broadcast Technicians Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,070 $42,690
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 400 $40,520
Madison, WI 180 $45,970
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 160 $50,290
Green Bay, WI 60 $40,690
Duluth, MN-WI 30 $40,580

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 WI Employment Total
Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 430
Sound Engineering Technicians 60

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