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Transmitter Operator Salary

$50,085 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$897

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a Transmitter Operator is $50,085 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Transmitter Operator is between $36,787 and $61,143. 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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Description:
  • Operates and keeps radio transmitter to broadcast radio and television programs running properly.
  • Moves switches to cut in power to units and stages of transmitter.
  • Monitors lights on console panel to ascertain that components are operative and that transmitter is ready to emit signal.
  • Requires license issued by Federal Communications Commission.
Transmitter Operator Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 31,580

Estimated population of Transmitter Operator jobs: 2,553

Rate of error: 4.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$58,062
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Transmitter Operator Job Listings for United States

(FT or PT) Board Operator
Oct 23
Lost River, United States
Cumuls Broadcasting
Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log * Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live ...
Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Nov 13
Mount Vernon, IN, USA
Shaker_Matheson
... transmitters, control valves, transformers, relays, motor starters, breakers, control wiring and UPS systems. * Maintenance of pneumatic and motor operated valves and actuators. * Read and understand ...
Registered Nurse - 1 Day Per Week / 7.5 Hours / Ann Arbor & Flint
Dec 13
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Planned Parenthood of Michigan
... transmitted infections. Incumbent provides a high standard of pre-operative, intra-operative, and post-operative care and support to procedure patients in support of the "Care, No Matter What ...
Analog IC Design Engineer, SerDes
Dec 11
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MoTek Technologies
Design, modeling, simulation and analysis of high-speed receivers and transmitters, high ... at all operating modes using circuit simulators. * Analyze package design concerns, signal ...
Instrument & Controls Specialist- PLC; DCS
Dec 6
Town of Mount Pleasant, SC, USA
Cameron Craig Group
... transmitter, the control loop and the PLC hardware where the devices output is read by the PLC ... with DCS / PLC platforms, computer operating systems, networks/ configure and electronic ...

The average pay for a Transmitter Operator is $50,085 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Transmitter Operator is between $36,787 and $61,143. 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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(FT or PT) Board Operator
Oct 23
Lost River, United States
Cumuls Broadcasting
Playing all commercials as scheduled and maintaining a commercial and transmitter log * Selecting bumper music, when needed, and back-timing pre-recorded programs for smooth transition back to live ...
Electrical & Instrumentation Technician
Nov 13
Mount Vernon, IN, USA
Shaker_Matheson
... transmitters, control valves, transformers, relays, motor starters, breakers, control wiring and UPS systems. * Maintenance of pneumatic and motor operated valves and actuators. * Read and understand ...
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