Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Broadcast Technicians (27-4012)

Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to transmit radio and television programs. Control audio equipment to regulate volume level and quality of sound during radio and television broadcasts. Operate transmitter to broadcast radio or television programs.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 70 55 -21.43 2 5 6
United States 35300 35700 0.0 1200 2600 3800
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 23.68 10.37 13.91 20.95 30.28 40.20
Alaska 17.41 10.40 12.09 13.97 22.43 29.68

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.