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Radio Officer Salary

$36,850 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$527

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 20, 2020

The average pay for a Radio Officer is $36,850 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radio Officer is between $28,003 and $44,161. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and maintains radiotelegraph and radiotelephone equipment and accessories aboard ship: turns on power to activate generator, and throws switches to cut in transmitters and antennas.
  • Turns dials to obtain sending frequency and volume.
  • Receives and transmits messages following procedure prescribed by federal regulations.
  • Maintains log of messages transmitted and received.
  • Monitors emergency frequency for ship and distress calls.
  • Performs minor repairs and adjustments on ships' radio equipment and lifeboat radios.
  • Charges batteries.
  • May perform minor repairs to radar, loran, auto-alarm, and gyrocompass systems.
  • May copy broadcast schedules, such as merfox (us navy broadcast), mercast (weather information and navigational hazards), and news (wire-press).
  • Must be licensed by federal communications commission as radiotelegraph operator and radiotelephone operator, and by us coast guard as radio officer.
Radio Officer Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Radio Operators

Job family population: 870

Estimated population of Radio Officer jobs: 98

Rate of error: 7.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$42,719
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US), the States or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth-largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 328 million, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and...

Radio Officer Job Listings for United States

First Officer
Nov 27
Cincinatti, United States
Allegiant Airlines
Summary The First Officer is the second in command and performs the duties as described below, and ... Radio Telephone Operator Permit. General requirements: Minimum of 1500 flights hours (fixed wing ...
Security Officer - Full & Part Time - Winter Seasonal
Nov 26
Leavenworth, United States
Vail Resorts
As a security officer at Stevens Pass you will help provide a fun, family friendly environment for ... Use radio and telephone communications to call for assistance from police, fire, or emergency ...
Security Officer III - Security - PRN
Nov 20
Hot Springs, United States
CHI St. Vincent
Respond to radio communication by two-way radio. Assume the duties and responsibilities of the shift leader in his/her absence 2.Problem Solution: Research customer problems for causes and solution
Chief Financial Officer
Jan 3
Houston, TX, USA
KSBJ
KSBJ Educational Foundation is a Christ-centered, non-profit, listener-supported radio ministry. We ... We have an immediate opening for a Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in Houston, TX. KSBJ is proud to ...
Community Roving Patrol Officer
Jan 16
Brentwood, CA, USA
Stonegate Protection
Roving Patrol Security Officer in Private Community GRADE: Part-time CLASSIFICATION: NON-EXEMPT ... Use of vehicles, computer, radio, and phone. Must be able to sit for long periods of time. B

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radio Officer is $36,850 a year and $18 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radio Officer is between $28,003 and $44,161. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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