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2014 Salary Survey

2014 Salary Survey

Oct 1, 2014 9:00 AM, Shane Toven, Editor

Average years in current position28
Average years in the broadcast engineering field59.6
Percent belong to the SBE
Other memberships:
6.4% APRE
3.9% AES
4.9% IEEE
2.5% NARTE
22.7% ARRL45.6
Percent who received a raise in the past 12 months.
Median increase 3%; average 5.5%
In 2013: 53.4% received a raise, median and average were unchanged.51.9
Percent age 55 and older
64% in 201341.7
percent are not certified
41.7% are SBE certified
2.9% are NARTE certified
6.8% are Microsoft certified
6.8% are Cisco certifiedSBE Certification stats:
2.9% CEA
10.2% CBNT
2.4% CBNE
10.7% CBT
10.2% CBRE
8.3% CSRE
11.7% CPBE
3.4% AMD
1.9% DRB
1.0% CRO

Radio magazine has conducted an annual salary survey since being launched in 1994. We provide this information as a service to the radio industry and those who work on the technical side. We gather data by soliciting information from readers like you. Thanks to those who took the time to respond and contribute. We placed links in all our email newsletters and on the Radio magazine website. With your input we can provide the most accurate overview of radio technical salaries.

By the Numbers

Contract Engineering

Methodology: From Aug. 4, 2014 to Sept. 22, 2014, Radio magazine solicited responses to an online survey by posting a link at and noting the link in all its email newsletters.