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Average Salary for Transmitter Operator in United States

The average salary of a(n) Transmitter Operator in United States is $49,202.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Transmitter Operator in United States is $23.65.

The average bonus of a(n) Transmitter Operator in United States is $881.00.

Job Description:

Operates and keeps radio transmitter to broadcast radio and television programs running properly. Moves switches to cut in power to units and stages of transmitter. Monitors lights on console panel to ascertain that components are operative and that transmitter is ready to emit signal. Requires license issued by Federal Communications Commission. Turns controls to set transmitter on FM, AM, or TV frequency assigned by Federal Communications Commission. Monitors signal emission and spurious radiations outside of licensed transmission frequency to ensure signal is not infringing on frequencies assigned other stations. Notifies broadcast studio when ready to transmit. Observes indicators and adjusts controls to maintain constant sound modulation and ensure that transmitted signal is sharp and clear. Maintains log of programs transmitted as required by Federal Communications Commission. Tests components of malfunctioning transmitter to diagnose trouble, using test equipment, such as oscilloscope, voltmeters, and ammeters. Disassembles and repairs equipment, using hand tools. May converse with studio personnel to determine cause of equipment failure and to solve problem. May operate microwave transmitter and receiver to receive or send programs to or from other broadcast stations. Less

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