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Radio Station Operator Salary

$68,805 (USD)

Average Salary

$33/hr

Average Hourly

$1,479

Average Bonus

Last updated: January 28, 2020

The average pay for a Radio Station Operator is $68,805 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radio Station Operator is between $49,418 and $84,837. 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 radio and associated test equipment at aircraft factory radio station to transmit and receive information during flight testing and delivery of aircraft: communicates with test pilot, engineering personnel, and others during flight testing to relay information.
  • Observes aircraft prior to landing or takeoff and advises plane crew of observations.
  • Maintains station log and other flight test records.
  • May dispatch firetrucks, emergency equipment, and personnel during test flights.
  • May operate radar and specialized test equipment during flight testing or preflight checkout to assist engineers in evaluating aircraft or equipment.
Radio Station Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Radio Operators

Job family population: 870

Estimated population of Radio Station Operator jobs: 107

Rate of error: 7.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2025:
$79,765
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) or 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 the most populous...

Radio Station Operator Job Listings for United States

Global Security Operations Center Operator
Jan 13
Bellevue, WA, USA
G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.
... system Operating radio; use multi-channel communications Call logging; data entry into PPM 2000 ... station. Receive and respond to emergency and non-emergency calls from client employees, outside ...
Board Operator
Jan 22
Phoenix, United States
Arizona Sports 98.7FM & 620AM
We currently own and operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco ... Ensure that transmitter is operating according to FCC parameters. Record satellite feeds. Air ...
Radio Technician - Journeyman/Senior
Nov 8
Seattle, WA, USA
Day Management Corporation
Maintain and clean radio shop, work areas, and equipment stations; Diagnose, troubleshoot, discuss ... FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License, FCIA, NABER or equivalent industry certification a ...
PT Weekend Board Operator
Nov 14
Seattle, WA, USA
Salem Media Group
The company owns and operates commercial radio stations in major markets throughout the Unites States. Salem is an Equal Opportunity employer. Requirements and Personality traits: Salem Media Group ...
Dispatcher - Central Station - Part Time
Nov 27
Seattle, WA, USA
Washington Alarm Inc
The employee will respond to signals by telephone and/or radio by verbally communicating directly to contact personnel. Our team of operators also answer incoming phone calls to our call center

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radio Station Operator is $68,805 a year and $33 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Radio Station Operator is between $49,418 and $84,837. 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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Arizona Sports 98.7FM & 620AM
We currently own and operate 22 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver, San Francisco ... Ensure that transmitter is operating according to FCC parameters. Record satellite feeds. Air ...
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