Broadcast Engineer Jobs

Broadcast Engineer Overview


Broadcast Engineers are responsible for ensuring that television and radio broadcasts remain crystal clear while they are on the air. These individuals prevent white noise from occurring by adjusting the broadcast signals, and their main responsibilities include programming all of the shows to go out on time. Broadcast Engineers are also in charge of repairing the systems and updating the software when necessary.

Broadcast Engineer Educational Requirements


A minimum of an associate degree is usually required to work as a Broadcast Engineer although many begin as interns during college. Most Broadcast Engineers have bachelor's degrees. Specific courses that relate directly to Broadcast Engineering can be taken at colleges or technical schools. A large amount of on-the-job training is usually given as individual stations and networks have different broadcast equipment. Previous knowledge of media broadcasting, proficiency with computers and technology, critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate clearly are all required.

Broadcast Engineer Job Market


There are currently just over 36,000 Broadcast Technicians employed in the United States. This number is projected to grow 3 percent by 2022. Though skilled Broadcast Engineers are in demand at small, local stations, the growth of this field overall has stalled. As smaller stations do not pay as much, many Broadcast Engineers try to move up in the field to positions such as Broadcast Engineering Chief, resulting in the vacancies in those lower markets. This shift is a lateral movement in jobs more than an actual growth.

Broadcast Engineer Salary


A Broadcast Engineer's salary is very heavily dependent upon where they work. The average hourly wage is around $25 an hour with an income that ranges from $58,000 per year to $63,000 per year. Some Broadcast Engineers who work for major networks can make as much as $105,000 per year. Interns are generally paid a much lower wage or no wage.
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Our client, one of the leading Broadcast & Digital Media companies in the country, is seeking a Senior DevOps Engineer for their Data & Platform Technology team. As a Senior member of this Engineering team, you'll be responsible for developing the technical "vision " for fault tolerance, performance enhancement, and configuration management of applications, as well as be expected to lead in the im...
Job Summary: The Chief Engineer is responsible for the proper operation of all engineering and technical aspects of the television station including electronic, electrical, and mechanical equipment as well as the transmitter and the television broadcast signal according to the FCC regulations and TBN standards. Essential Functions: Maintain knowledge of F.C.C. rules and regulations as applied t...
Job Description UIC Technical Services (UICTS) and its Bowhead family of companies are an Alaska Native Corporation owned by Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) of Barrow, Alaska. UICTS/Bowhead provides innovative business solutions while delivering top quality customer support. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 2...
Job Requirements: See Job Description Key Words: Broadcast, Broadcasting, Engineer, Engineering, Network, Live TV, Director...
This new hire will be responsible for broadcast systems design engineering and technology implementation in areas such as HD Linear and Nonlinear editing, Audio Post Production, HD Graphics and HD Transmission. The following are a few of the main responsibilities: · Oversee and manage multiple simultaneous technical projects including managing budgets, timelines, vendors and Project Engineers to ...
The University of Alabama, on behalf of the Center for Public Television and Radio and WVUA-TV, seeks applications from dynamic individuals for the position of Broadcast Engineer, headquartered in the University’s newly completed Digital Media Center. Housed within the University’s Bryant Denny Stadium, the DMC opened this year as the new home for the University’s professional media assets and a s...
Chief Engineer, Television Broadcast. Located in the “heartland” this television station, owned by a major broadcasting group, needs a Chief Engineer for their station in the mid-west. Station needs a hands-on manager with digital broadcasting, studio system maintenance experience. Plus, master control systems, and UHF/VHF/Microwave transmitter experience. Must be familiar with station automation,...
Job Description Evertz, a growing high-technology company and a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of broadcast, film production and post production equipment for the film and television broadcast industry. With over 1,300 employees today. As the first and often the most frequent point of contact for our clients, you will have the greatest opportunity to influence the client's percep...
Amazon Seattle, WA
Job Description It’s an exciting time to be on the Video Advertising team! We have a number of ideas and projects in our queue that promise to bring Amazon a lot of positive attention. The Video Advertising team builds the front end user interface (video discovery, video players, and interactive ad units) and back end systems (video ingestion/encoding, ad serving, metrics) to power Video Advertis...
Posting Job Title: Broadcast Engineer – NY1 News Requisition #: 162220BR Posting Location: New York, NY, US Area of Interest: Cable Television Production Position Type: Full Time Posting Job Description SUMMARY The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, for NY1 under the direction of the Director of Engin...
Cleveland Clinic Owasa, OK
Responsible for all technical aspects of control room maintenance and repairs and will play a key role in the continuing design and upgrades of all major systems.Oversees maintenance of broadcast systems and live productions at Cleveland Clinic including the InterContinental Hotel and advanced A/V systems in the Executive Administration area. Provides engineering support to key executive events. E...
Role Purpose The Broadcast IT Systems Engineers are responsible for the technical operation, evaluation, and maintenance of all Golf Channel IT based platforms including Servers, Non-Linear edit systems and storage, Graphics storage systems, content storage, and Broadcast IT systems and its related systems. EVS operations, IP Director platforms and the like. The systems engineers are required to...
Posting Job Title: Broadcast Engineer, Part-time – NY1 News Requisition #: 162223BR Posting Location: New York, NY, US Area of Interest: Cable Television Production Position Type: Part Time Posting Job Description SUMMARY The Broadcast Engineer maintains all technical facilities, equipment and software applications not overseen by the IT department, for NY1 under the direction of the Direct...
NBCUniversal has an opening for an Engineer of Broadcast & On-Air Systems, Dry Creek, in the Operations and Technical Services group. The Engineer of Broadcast & On-Air Systems will be part of a small dedicated 24x7 team tasked with supporting and maintaining this facility and operation, including; •Immediately addressing on-air and critical issues as they arise. •Responding to outage calls from...
Make your mark in Broadcasting. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc is one of the largest and most diversified television broadcasting companies in the nation, programming 162 stations located in 79 geographically diverse markets after pending transactions. Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believes in a vision and is dedicated to making Sinclair B...
Ericsson Plano, TX
Ericsson Overview Ericsson is a world-leading provider of telecommunications equipment and services to mobile and fixed network operators. Over 1,000 networks in more than 180 countries use Ericsson equipment, and more than 40 percent of the world's mobile traffic passes through Ericsson networks. Using innovation to empower people, business and society, we are working towards the Networked Socie...
General Motors Corporation Warren, MI
System Engineer – Broadcast Audio-ENG0020960 Systems Engineer – Broadcast Audio Create detailed requirements for technical implementation of features/functions. Interact across organizations to ensure features/functions are integrated effectively into the vehicle. Work with suppliers to implement new features/functions. The following are expected outputs for the systems engineer role: - System...
CBS Radio Lanham, MD
Job Description This position will support our Remote Broadcast Department, event related duties including but not limited to the following: PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES ¨ Plan, setup and execute remote broadcasts ¨ Remote line test and troubleshoot ¨ Technical coordination and front of house mixing for live performances ¨ Video production and multi camera live switching for live pe...
Oshkosh Truck Corporation Clearwater, FL
COMPANY PROFILE The Oshkosh Fire & Emergency segment is a single-source designer and manufacturer of fire apparatus, homeland security vehicles, mobile command, communications vehicles, mobile medical vehicles, and airport rescue firefighting vehicles. Our brands are known for quality, safety, and innovation. Oshkosh Fire & Emergency is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, m...
National Basketball Association Washington, DC, 20319
Monumental Sports & Entertainment owns and operates three professional sports teams: the NBA's Washington Wizards, the NHL's Washington Capitals, and the WNBA's Washington Mystics. Monumental, which merged Lincoln Holdings and Washington Sports & Entertainment on June 10, 2010, also owns and operates Verizon Center, the premier sports and entertainment venue in Washington, D.C. Additionally, the g...

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Engineering Career Tools

Broadcast Engineer

Salaries

$31,200.00 - $96,000.00
Typical Salary for Broadcast Engineer
(47 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
34.3%
Vocational
20%
Some College Coursework Completed
17.1%
Associates
14.3%
High School
5.7%
Some High School Coursework
2.9%
Certification
2.9%
Master's
2.9%
(35 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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