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TV/Radio Field Engineer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,482 (USD)

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Last updated: May 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a TV/Radio Field Engineer is $64,482 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a TV/Radio Field Engineer is between $46,903 and $79,112. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a TV/Radio Field Engineer. 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.
TV/Radio Field Engineer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Broadcast Technicians

Job family population: 30,390

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

Rate of error: 5.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

TV/Radio Field Engineer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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 ...
Field Service Engineer
May 22
Chicago, IL, USA
Cameron Craig Group
As a Field Service Engineer you will provide programming services for control systems primarily in ... Communications networking experience including fiber optic, radio telemetry, broadband, and other ...
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 ...
DevOps Engineer
Apr 30
Chicago, IL, USA
Farm Journal Media
... Engineer that will help our team establish best in class practices. We reach agribusiness ... television and radio broadcasts; as well as an array of data-driven products. We use technology to ...
Sr Security Engineer
May 9
Chicago, United States
Motorola Solutions
But what if that 911 call center, or the communications link to the responders in the field, were ... Radio (LMR) and LTE solutions, as well as managed and support services around the world. The ...
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