SOC Code 27-4012 - Broadcast Technicians

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Set up, operate, and maintain the electronic equipment used to acquire, edit, and transmit audio and video for radio or television programs. Control and adjust incoming and outgoing broadcast signals to regulate sound volume, signal strength, and signal clarity. Operate satellite, microwave, or other transmitter equipment to broadcast radio or television programs.


SOC Code 27-4012 - Broadcast Technicians is a a final level code of the “Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations” Major Occupation Category. There are 28,650 total employees classified in this occupation in the USA, with an average Hourly Wage of $22.50 and average Annual Wage of $46,800.

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Occupation Examples

  • Audio Engineer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Broadcast Maintenance Engineer
  • Broadcast Operations Engineer
  • Radio Station Audio Engineer
  • Radio/Television Technician
  • Remote Broadcast Engineer
  • Telecasting Engineer
  • Television Audio Engineer

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