Occupational Employment Statistics

May 2008 National Industry-Specific Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates

NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting


These national industry-specific occupational employment and wage estimates are calculated with data collected from employers of all sizes, in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in every State and the District of Columbia, in NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting.

Additional information, including the hourly and annual 10th, 25th, 75th, and 90th percentile wages, percent of establishments reporting the occupation, and the employment percent relative standard error, is available in the downloadable Excel files(XLS).

NAICS Industry 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting is part of: NAICS 515000 - Broadcasting (except Internet).

NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting consists of:

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NAICS 515100 - Radio and Television Broadcasting

All Occupations top
Employment Estimates Wage Estimates
SOC Code Number Occupation Title Employment (1) Percent of Total Median Hourly Mean Hourly Mean Annual (2) Mean RSE (3)
00-0000 All Occupations 237,420 100.00% $19.13 $25.69 $53,440 1.8 %
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 17,420 7.34% $48.16 $55.31 $115,050 1.9 %
11-1011 Chief Executives 710 0.30% (5) $89.67 $186,510 3.5 %
11-1021 General and Operations Managers 6,230 2.62% $45.28 $55.01 $114,420 1.9 %
11-2011 Advertising and Promotions Managers 1,600 0.67% $36.83 $41.90 $87,160 3.1 %
11-2021 Marketing Managers 1,090 0.46% $50.44 $54.54 $113,440 3.2 %
11-2022 Sales Managers 2,870 1.21% $55.81 $62.16 $129,290 2.7 %
11-2031 Public Relations Managers 350 0.15% $41.79 $45.89 $95,450 3.8 %
11-3011 Administrative Services Managers 590 0.25% $36.41 $36.75 $76,430 5.5 %
11-3021 Computer and Information Systems Managers 520 0.22% $49.41 $53.04 $110,320 3.8 %
11-3031 Financial Managers 1,260 0.53% $49.27 $55.48 $115,400 4.2 %
11-3041 Compensation and Benefits Managers 80 0.03% $42.73 $43.90 $91,320 5.8 %
11-3042 Training and Development Managers 90 0.04% $57.38 $60.09 $124,990 6.0 %
11-3049 Human Resources Managers, All Other 80 0.03% $52.59 $59.11 $122,950 8.7 %
11-3071 Transportation, Storage, and Distribution Managers 130 0.05% $49.06 $56.40 $117,320 13.0 %
11-9041 Engineering Managers 720 0.30% $53.68 $56.09 $116,680 4.5 %
11-9199 Managers, All Other 1,070 0.45% $46.04 $50.76 $105,580 4.3 %
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 5,890 2.48% $29.17 $31.27 $65,040 2.4 %
13-1023 Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products 100 0.04% $27.76 $27.97 $58,180 3.3 %
13-1071 Employment, Recruitment, and Placement Specialists 320 0.13% $29.88 $36.00 $74,880 7.2 %
13-1072 Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists 230 0.10% $28.46 $29.09 $60,510 2.3 %
13-1073 Training and Development Specialists 260 0.11% $28.58 $29.61 $61,590 3.0 %
13-1079 Human Resources, Training, and Labor Relations Specialists, All Other 230 0.10% $28.53 $28.87 $60,060 2.3 %
13-1081 Logisticians 40 0.02% $26.08 $27.39 $56,970 19.7 %
13-1111 Management Analysts 450 0.19% $39.34 $39.10 $81,320 2.1 %
13-1121 Meeting and Convention Planners 130 0.05% $19.93 $22.98 $47,790 7.0 %
13-1199 Business Operations Specialists, All Other 1,570 0.66% $26.52 $28.33 $58,930 3.0 %
13-2011 Accountants and Auditors 2,310 0.97% $30.03 $32.44 $67,480 2.4 %
13-2051 Financial Analysts 90 0.04% $35.42 $39.33 $81,800 6.4 %
13-2099 Financial Specialists, All Other 50 0.02% $29.69 $30.14 $62,680 4.9 %
Computer and Mathematical 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)
15-0000 Computer and Mathematical Science Occupations 4,980 2.10% $30.99 $32.67 $67,940 3.5 %
15-1011 Computer and Information Scientists, Research 150 0.06% $51.85 $54.95 $114,290 8.3 %
15-1021 Computer Programmers 630 0.27% $32.21 $33.10 $68,850 3.3 %
15-1031 Computer Software Engineers, Applications 300 0.13% $37.37 $36.63 $76,190 4.4 %
15-1032 Computer Software Engineers, Systems Software 60 0.03% $45.72 $45.52 $94,690 4.0 %
15-1041 Computer Support Specialists 720 0.30% $19.45 $20.88 $43,420 2.8 %
15-1051 Computer Systems Analysts 190 0.08% $36.85 $38.48 $80,030 3.6 %
15-1061 Database Administrators 480 0.20% $34.96 $37.52 $78,050 6.0 %
15-1071 Network and Computer Systems Administrators 1,110 0.47% $30.25 $31.44 $65,400 1.8 %
15-1081 Network Systems and Data Communications Analysts 1,200 0.51% $33.27 $34.07 $70,860 3.7 %
15-1099 Computer Specialists, All Other 140 0.06% $27.04 $28.01 $58,260 3.8 %
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 2,510 1.06% $30.16 $32.35 $67,280 3.2 %
17-2071 Electrical Engineers 170 0.07% $32.84 $44.13 $91,780 19.8 %
17-2072 Electronics Engineers, Except Computer 1,250 0.53% $36.60 $36.52 $75,950 2.4 %
17-2199 Engineers, All Other 60 0.03% $29.37 $31.43 $65,370 4.2 %
17-3023 Electrical and Electronic Engineering Technicians 940 0.40% $24.55 $24.77 $51,530 1.9 %
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 1,930 0.81% $33.17 $35.02 $72,850 2.2 %
19-2021 Atmospheric and Space Scientists 450 0.19% $38.02 $41.23 $85,760 3.6 %
19-3021 Market Research Analysts 1,450 0.61% $32.07 $33.52 $69,710 3.2 %
Community and Social Services 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)
21-0000 Community and Social Services Occupations 90 0.04% $16.28 $15.79 $32,850 13.5 %
21-1099 Community and Social Service Specialists, All Other 50 0.02% $9.92 $12.26 $25,490 19.1 %
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 290 0.12% $57.19 $63.30 $131,660 8.8 %
23-1011 Lawyers 230 0.10% $68.75 $73.51 $152,900 8.9 %
23-2011 Paralegals and Legal Assistants 30 0.01% $30.30 $30.03 $62,460 3.8 %
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 140 0.06% $23.35 $24.15 $50,230 5.9 %
25-4021 Librarians 60 0.03% $31.47 $31.10 $64,700 5.7 %
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 134,440 56.63% $17.56 $23.31 $48,490 2.0 %
27-1011 Art Directors 620 0.26% $30.41 $34.77 $72,310 4.2 %
27-1013 Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators 40 0.02% $28.70 $29.80 $61,990 9.0 %
27-1014 Multi-Media Artists and Animators 910 0.38% $20.27 $22.89 $47,620 2.9 %
27-1024 Graphic Designers 2,190 0.92% $20.10 $22.49 $46,780 2.4 %
27-1027 Set and Exhibit Designers 190 0.08% $24.70 $25.40 $52,820 5.5 %
27-2011 Actors 1,180 0.50% $22.99 $37.65 (4) 12.3 %
27-2012 Producers and Directors 21,330 8.98% $26.62 $34.55 $71,860 4.2 %
27-2041 Music Directors and Composers 160 0.07% $19.62 $26.15 $54,390 9.3 %
27-2099 Entertainers and Performers, Sports and Related Workers, All Other 70 0.03% $17.18 $22.11 (4) 11.7 %
27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers 34,310 14.45% $12.61 $18.83 $39,160 3.1 %
27-3012 Public Address System and Other Announcers 870 0.37% $9.53 $11.93 $24,820 6.4 %
27-3021 Broadcast News Analysts 5,530 2.33% $24.95 $34.27 $71,280 2.4 %
27-3022 Reporters and Correspondents 9,670 4.07% $18.13 $24.72 $51,410 2.9 %
27-3031 Public Relations Specialists 4,010 1.69% $22.98 $25.14 $52,290 2.4 %
27-3041 Editors 3,630 1.53% $23.95 $27.44 $57,080 3.5 %
27-3043 Writers and Authors 3,100 1.31% $25.09 $30.45 $63,330 4.6 %
27-3091 Interpreters and Translators 50 0.02% $24.83 $22.25 $46,270 9.6 %
27-3099 Media and Communication Workers, All Other 2,260 0.95% $16.54 $19.10 $39,730 5.7 %
27-4011 Audio and Video Equipment Technicians 3,140 1.32% $17.53 $18.76 $39,020 2.5 %
27-4012 Broadcast Technicians 23,270 9.80% $14.05 $16.72 $34,770 1.5 %
27-4013 Radio Operators 110 0.05% $11.38 $14.03 $29,190 12.2 %
27-4014 Sound Engineering Technicians 2,070 0.87% $19.35 $22.15 $46,070 3.3 %
27-4021 Photographers 4,360 1.84% $17.59 $19.80 $41,180 2.3 %
27-4031 Camera Operators, Television, Video, and Motion Picture 7,050 2.97% $17.43 $19.99 $41,580 2.5 %
27-4032 Film and Video Editors 2,760 1.16% $18.84 $22.93 $47,690 3.4 %
27-4099 Media and Communication Equipment Workers, All Other 1,360 0.57% $20.76 $23.44 $48,750 6.6 %
Protective Service 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)
33-0000 Protective Service Occupations 70 0.03% $13.68 $14.55 $30,270 6.8 %
33-9032 Security Guards 70 0.03% $12.96 $13.77 $28,650 7.3 %
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance 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)
37-0000 Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations 690 0.29% $9.46 $10.75 $22,360 2.0 %
37-2011 Janitors and Cleaners, Except Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners 650 0.27% $9.37 $10.57 $21,990 1.9 %
37-3011 Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers 30 0.01% $10.12 $11.51 $23,950 19.4 %
Personal Care and Service 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)
39-0000 Personal Care and Service Occupations 180 0.08% $9.24 $13.58 $28,250 8.0 %
39-5091 Makeup Artists, Theatrical and Performance 40 0.02% $16.33 $19.58 $40,720 11.4 %
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 34,940 14.72% $20.50 $26.67 $55,480 1.5 %
41-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers 50 0.02% $19.66 $21.15 $44,000 6.1 %
41-1012 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Non-Retail Sales Workers 2,240 0.94% $36.58 $42.22 $87,820 2.7 %
41-3011 Advertising Sales Agents 29,440 12.40% $20.07 $26.01 $54,110 1.5 %
41-3099 Sales Representatives, Services, All Other 910 0.38% $20.24 $25.00 $52,000 6.4 %
41-4011 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 50 0.02% $29.14 $32.17 $66,900 10.5 %
41-4012 Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 860 0.36% $23.49 $30.77 $64,000 9.5 %
41-9041 Telemarketers 440 0.19% $9.96 $11.33 $23,560 5.2 %
41-9099 Sales and Related Workers, All Other 810 0.34% $14.02 $16.20 $33,690 5.8 %
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 30,330 12.77% $14.45 $15.57 $32,380 0.8 %
43-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,610 0.68% $23.19 $24.25 $50,450 1.3 %
43-2011 Switchboard Operators, Including Answering Service 410 0.17% $11.38 $11.83 $24,610 2.4 %
43-3011 Bill and Account Collectors 430 0.18% $16.63 $17.48 $36,350 3.9 %
43-3021 Billing and Posting Clerks and Machine Operators 1,030 0.43% $14.73 $15.11 $31,420 1.8 %
43-3031 Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,940 1.24% $15.21 $15.92 $33,100 1.5 %
43-3051 Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 360 0.15% $17.11 $17.36 $36,110 2.3 %
43-4051 Customer Service Representatives 1,170 0.49% $14.59 $15.51 $32,270 2.7 %
43-4071 File Clerks 290 0.12% $10.58 $12.05 $25,050 4.5 %
43-4151 Order Clerks 590 0.25% $14.20 $14.68 $30,540 2.2 %
43-4161 Human Resources Assistants, Except Payroll and Timekeeping 250 0.11% $18.70 $19.08 $39,680 2.3 %
43-4171 Receptionists and Information Clerks 3,020 1.27% $11.45 $11.72 $24,370 0.9 %
43-5021 Couriers and Messengers 40 0.02% $12.44 $13.93 $28,980 10.8 %
43-5032 Dispatchers, Except Police, Fire, and Ambulance 50 0.02% $16.89 $18.27 $37,990 4.8 %
43-5061 Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerks 1,430 0.60% $18.31 $18.74 $38,970 2.0 %
43-5071 Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks 670 0.28% $13.97 $14.68 $30,540 1.6 %
43-5081 Stock Clerks and Order Fillers 40 0.02% $9.74 $10.92 $22,720 6.8 %
43-6011 Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 4,400 1.85% $19.20 $20.11 $41,830 1.6 %
43-6014 Secretaries, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,950 1.24% $13.41 $14.01 $29,140 1.5 %
43-9011 Computer Operators 380 0.16% $16.65 $17.50 $36,400 3.3 %
43-9021 Data Entry Keyers 620 0.26% $12.63 $13.33 $27,730 3.2 %
43-9051 Mail Clerks and Mail Machine Operators, Except Postal Service 60 0.03% $12.75 $13.00 $27,040 3.5 %
43-9061 Office Clerks, General 6,860 2.89% $11.66 $12.65 $26,310 1.4 %
43-9199 Office and Administrative Support Workers, All Other 570 0.24% $13.69 $14.29 $29,730 3.5 %
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 30 0.01% $34.14 $33.33 $69,320 7.7 %
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 2,570 1.08% $22.51 $22.89 $47,600 2.1 %
49-1011 First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers 170 0.07% $32.79 $33.00 $68,640 3.1 %
49-2021 Radio Mechanics 40 0.02% $16.38 $18.55 $38,590 12.9 %
49-2022 Telecommunications Equipment Installers and Repairers, Except Line Installers 130 0.05% $19.47 $21.72 $45,180 4.3 %
49-2094 Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Commercial and Industrial Equipment 740 0.31% $24.40 $24.29 $50,520 2.2 %
49-9042 Maintenance and Repair Workers, General 630 0.27% $19.06 $20.35 $42,320 3.1 %
49-9052 Telecommunications Line Installers and Repairers (8) (8) $11.61 $14.82 $30,830 11.3 %
49-9061 Camera and Photographic Equipment Repairers 130 0.05% $27.47 $27.57 $57,350 4.5 %
49-9098 Helpers--Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Workers 100 0.04% $10.80 $11.37 $23,650 5.3 %
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 830 0.35% $15.54 $16.71 $34,760 8.5 %
53-3033 Truck Drivers, Light or Delivery Services 80 0.03% $23.92 $22.46 $46,710 10.3 %
53-7062 Laborers and Freight, Stock, and Material Movers, Hand 630 0.27% $14.02 $14.56 $30,290 11.3 %

About May 2008 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 $80.00 per hour or $166,400 per year.

(8) Estimates not released.




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