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Radio/TV Field Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$63,796 (USD)

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Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Radio/TV Field Engineer is $63,796 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Radio/TV Field Engineer is between $46,404 and $78,271. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Installs and operates portable field transmission equipment to broadcast programs or events originating at points distant from studio.
  • Ascertains availability of telephone wire facilities for use in making connections between microphones, amplifier, telephone line, and auxiliary power supply to relay broadcast to master control.
  • Must be licensed by Federal Communications Commission.
Radio/TV Field Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 30,390

Estimated population of Radio/TV Field Engineer jobs: 2,084

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Radio/TV Field Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Contract Field Engineer
May 15
Chicago, United States
Boingo Wireless, Inc.
Contract Field Engineer Boingo Wireless is looking for a highly energetic and customer focused ... Knowledge of Wireless technology, including 802.11 b/g/n and point-to-point radio * Knowledge and ...
Customer Service Field Engineer
Apr 19
Chicago, IL, USA
Unified Power
... television, broadband internet, healthcare, government, and education institutions. Our fast ... Customer Service Field Engineers with Uninterrupted Power Supply (UPS) Experience in Chicago, IL ...
Hardware FieldService Engineer-Laptops/PCs-Part Time Chicago, IL
Feb 21
Chicago, IL, USA
Hardware Field Service Engineer - Laptops/Desktops/Printers F2OnSite is the fastest growing Onsite ... TV, Dell/EMC Servers...and others * Pay Per Service Event - (weekly by direct deposit, just one ...
Lead RF Cellular Network Research Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Leading Edge WorldWide LLC
Tune propagation models and develop methods to validate using data collected in the field. * Work ... Identify all vendor license attributes for LTE radio system, monitor consumption and utilize ...
Warehouse Automation Support Engineer
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English (in person and via phone/radio) with ... field or equivalent experience Physical Requirements * Ability to stand/walk for 8-10 hours per day ...
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