Occupational Employment Statistics

November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 515120 - Television Broadcasting


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and non-metropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS Industry 515120 - Television Broadcasting.

These and other data elements, including the 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, are available in the downloadable Excel files (XLS).

NAICS Industry 515120 - Television Broadcasting is part of: NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting.

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NAICS 515120 - Television Broadcasting

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 127,230 100.00% $19.19 $24.45 $50,850 1.4 %
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Management Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
11-0000 Management Occupations 11,170 8.78% $43.73 $50.34 $104,710 1.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 570 0.45% (5) $81.57 $169,660 2.7 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 2,660 2.09% $48.68 $54.64 $113,660 2.7 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,110 0.87% $35.12 $41.35 $86,000 7.8 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 470 0.37% $42.07 $46.74 $97,220 4.0 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 1,870 1.47% $56.83 $59.26 $123,270 3.0 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 570 0.45% $31.48 $35.35 $73,530 6.5 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 920 0.72% $32.84 $35.21 $73,240 4.9 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 390 0.31% $46.05 $49.86 $103,710 4.3 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 760 0.60% $43.75 $48.87 $101,640 3.9 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 180 0.14% $38.12 $40.84 $84,950 4.7 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 70 0.06% $42.68 $47.26 $98,290 8.3 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 730 0.57% $41.88 $44.97 $93,530 3.7 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 800 0.63% $38.95 $46.16 $96,010 7.2 %
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Business and Financial Operations Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
13-0000 Business and Financial Operations Occupations 2,620 2.06% $25.86 $28.46 $59,190 1.7 %
13-1041 Compliance Officers, Except Agriculture, Construction, Health and Safety, and Transportation 50 0.04% $22.67 $26.67 $55,480 8.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 90 0.07% $26.86 $28.08 $58,420 3.5 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 40 0.03% $23.91 $31.22 $64,930 15.4 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 140 0.11% $26.39 $27.23 $56,630 2.7 %
13-1081 Logisticians (8) (8) $30.74 $31.54 $65,590 7.1 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 120 0.09% $30.27 $31.18 $64,850 4.9 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 690 0.54% $24.57 $27.27 $56,720 3.3 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 1,250 0.98% $25.78 $28.45 $59,170 3.0 %
13-2041 Credit Analysts 30 0.02% $20.75 $23.06 $47,960 6.4 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 40 0.03% $30.12 $35.98 $74,840 7.6 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 50 0.04% $32.67 $37.94 $78,910 10.8 %
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Computer and Mathematical Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Occupations 1,780 1.40% $25.97 $27.29 $56,760 1.8 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 170 0.13% $27.35 $28.96 $60,240 2.6 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications (8) (8) $30.00 $29.64 $61,660 3.8 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 370 0.29% $19.96 $20.74 $43,140 3.0 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 100 0.08% $25.28 $26.23 $54,560 4.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 500 0.39% $28.29 $29.44 $61,240 3.3 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 460 0.36% $28.05 $28.73 $59,750 2.8 %
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Architecture and Engineering Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations 2,830 2.22% $27.16 $29.12 $60,570 3.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 80 0.06% $31.72 $32.28 $67,140 3.1 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,240 0.97% $31.33 $32.53 $67,650 4.1 %
17-2112 Industrial Engineers (8) (8) $31.59 $31.12 $64,730 3.0 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other (8) (8) $39.30 $35.52 $73,880 2.5 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 1,030 0.81% $22.25 $22.65 $47,110 2.3 %
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Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations 1,250 0.98% $27.13 $31.03 $64,530 2.2 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 460 0.36% $32.05 $37.25 $77,490 3.3 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 720 0.57% $24.52 $27.54 $57,290 3.0 %
19-4099 Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians, All Other 40 0.03% $21.49 $24.74 $51,470 13.5 %
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Legal Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
23-0000 Legal Occupations 500 0.39% $45.00 $50.07 $104,140 4.8 %
23-1011 Lawyers 320 0.25% $60.96 $65.53 $136,310 8.8 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 170 0.13% $24.58 $23.98 $49,870 2.6 %
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Education, Training, and Library Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
25-0000 Education, Training, and Library Occupations 80 0.06% $18.19 $19.03 $39,580 4.5 %
25-4021 Librarians 40 0.03% $20.23 $19.82 $41,220 5.2 %
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Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
27-0000 Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations 73,670 57.90% $17.59 $21.78 $45,300 1.6 %
27-1011 Art Directors 320 0.25% $26.47 $31.05 $64,580 4.6 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 1,090 0.86% $20.03 $21.30 $44,300 2.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 1,320 1.04% $17.85 $19.80 $41,190 2.8 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers (8) (8) $26.10 $25.20 $52,420 6.3 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 12,610 9.91% $22.40 $27.44 $57,060 3.0 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 110 0.09% $25.69 $26.76 $55,660 15.5 %
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 30 0.02% $15.46 $17.87 (6) 18.5 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 4,090 3.21% $16.42 $23.54 $48,970 3.4 %
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers 70 0.06% $15.83 $19.69 $40,950 3.4 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 3,760 2.96% $26.48 $36.26 $75,430 2.9 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 8,120 6.38% $18.08 $23.46 $48,790 2.6 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 1,520 1.19% $20.65 $22.85 $47,540 3.6 %
27-3041 Editors 3,130 2.46% $19.23 $21.96 $45,670 2.1 %
27-3042 Technical Writers 70 0.06% $17.51 $17.78 $36,990 7.2 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 1,860 1.46% $19.74 $21.96 $45,680 2.8 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators (8) (8) $16.06 $17.45 $36,300 7.5 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 1,070 0.84% $19.03 $21.54 $44,800 5.5 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 2,280 1.79% $14.33 $16.84 $35,020 5.4 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 13,780 10.83% $14.07 $16.89 $35,130 2.3 %
27-4013 Radio Operators 50 0.04% $12.54 $16.21 $33,710 18.2 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 1,350 1.06% $18.91 $21.36 $44,430 4.7 %
27-4021 Photographers (8) (8) $14.97 $16.48 $34,270 2.4 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 7,890 6.20% $14.95 $17.06 $35,480 2.1 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 2,790 2.19% $19.22 $21.89 $45,520 3.2 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 680 0.53% $15.12 $17.97 $37,370 7.7 %
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Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
35-0000 Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations (8) (8) $12.16 $13.75 $28,610 9.3 %
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Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 610 0.48% $9.62 $10.53 $21,900 2.3 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 570 0.45% $9.47 $10.32 $21,470 2.5 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers (8) (8) $12.12 $12.64 $26,290 6.2 %
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Personal Care and Service Occupations top
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SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 140 0.11% $14.61 $19.17 $39,880 16.5 %
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 70 0.06% $29.37 $25.49 $53,020 8.7 %
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Sales and Related Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
41-0000 Sales and Related Occupations 13,080 10.28% $22.35 $26.99 $56,140 2.3 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 90 0.07% $24.42 $28.99 $60,300 8.9 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 1,200 0.94% $39.84 $43.02 $89,480 3.1 %
41-2011 Cashiers 200 0.16% $8.47 $9.50 $19,750 12.9 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 9,340 7.34% $21.51 $26.43 $54,970 2.3 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 400 0.31% $22.30 $24.23 $50,400 4.0 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 30 0.02% $28.30 $26.24 $54,570 14.1 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 420 0.33% $24.03 $26.59 $55,310 8.3 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 290 0.23% $10.91 $12.09 $25,150 5.9 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 1,080 0.85% $20.81 $22.62 $47,040 8.3 %
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Office and Administrative Support Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
43-0000 Office and Administrative Support Occupations 16,970 13.34% $14.41 $15.68 $32,610 1.1 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,420 1.12% $24.26 $25.52 $53,080 2.1 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 270 0.21% $11.65 $12.20 $25,370 4.1 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 280 0.22% $15.05 $15.69 $32,630 2.0 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 310 0.24% $12.92 $13.61 $28,310 2.0 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,700 1.34% $15.24 $16.23 $33,770 2.4 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 230 0.18% $16.55 $17.83 $37,090 2.7 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 560 0.44% $13.86 $14.81 $30,800 2.9 %
43-4071 File Clerks 370 0.29% $12.14 $12.44 $25,870 2.2 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 580 0.46% $13.29 $14.39 $29,940 2.9 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 190 0.15% $16.59 $16.86 $35,080 1.6 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 1,320 1.04% $10.73 $11.80 $24,530 3.4 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 110 0.09% $9.51 $10.18 $21,180 5.7 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 30 0.02% $16.05 $17.36 $36,110 6.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 900 0.71% $16.87 $17.67 $36,760 2.2 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 420 0.33% $13.32 $14.02 $29,160 2.4 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 50 0.04% $13.58 $16.14 $33,560 9.7 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 2,350 1.85% $17.52 $18.09 $37,620 1.3 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,610 1.27% $13.58 $14.30 $29,730 1.9 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 240 0.19% $14.87 $15.38 $32,000 3.7 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 420 0.33% $12.10 $13.09 $27,230 3.9 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 100 0.08% $12.66 $13.01 $27,050 3.1 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 3,050 2.40% $12.41 $12.97 $26,980 2.5 %
43-9071 Office Machine Operators, Except Computer (8) (8) $10.79 $11.65 $24,220 4.0 %
43-9081 Proofreaders and Copy Markers 90 0.07% $12.95 $14.29 $29,730 4.7 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 180 0.14% $13.12 $13.74 $28,570 2.9 %
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Construction and Extraction Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
47-0000 Construction and Extraction Occupations 50 0.04% $24.03 $24.41 $50,780 6.4 %
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Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
49-0000 Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 1,790 1.41% $20.92 $21.72 $45,190 2.2 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 0.13% $29.78 $31.70 $65,930 5.3 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 110 0.09% $22.58 $21.83 $45,420 5.9 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 470 0.37% $20.94 $21.45 $44,620 1.9 %
49-9021 Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 40 0.03% $23.14 $22.84 $47,510 5.8 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 530 0.42% $18.39 $19.28 $40,110 3.0 %
49-9043 Maintenance Workers, Machinery 50 0.04% $19.75 $21.67 $45,080 11.1 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 170 0.13% $17.04 $18.35 $38,170 4.5 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 50 0.04% $12.25 $12.53 $26,060 7.4 %
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Production Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
51-0000 Production Occupations 230 0.18% $13.39 $15.03 $31,260 8.3 %
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Transportation and Material Moving Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title (click on the occupation title to view an occupational profile) Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
53-0000 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 370 0.29% $11.75 $13.89 $28,880 5.8 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 110 0.09% $14.77 $15.32 $31,860 3.4 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 90 0.07% $8.90 $10.88 $22,630 11.8 %

About November 2004 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

(1) Estimates for detailed occupations do not sum to the totals because the totals include occupations not shown separately. Estimates do not include self-employed workers.

(2) Annual wages have been calculated by multiplying the hourly mean wage by a "year-round, full-time" hours figure of 2,080 hours; for those occupations where there is not an hourly mean wage published, the annual wage has been directly calculated from the reported survey data.

(3) The relative standard error (RSE) is a measure of the reliability of a survey statistic. The smaller the relative standard error, the more precise the estimate.

(4) Wages for some occupations that do not generally work year-round, full time, are reported either as hourly wages or annual salaries depending on how they are typically paid.

(5) This wage is equal to or greater than $70.00 per hour or $145,600 per year.

(6) There is wide variation in the number of hours worked by those employed as actors, dancers, musicians, and singers. Many jobs are for a duration of 1 day or 1 week and it is extremely rare for a performer to have guaranteed employment for a period that exceeds 3 to 6 months.

(8) Estimates not released.

(9) Wage data for this occupation were removed because of reporting errors.




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