Do you enjoy music, interviews, and have a voice that was meant to be heard over the radio? If so, a broadcasting career may be for you.  Those who want to pursue a career in radio or television broadcasting can earn their Associate of Arts degree in broadcasting after two years of studying at a broadcasting school or program.

A broadcasting degree can lead to various careers, some of them are:

  • Announcer
  • Broadcaster
  • Copy writer
  • Sports broadcaster
  • Radio station manager
  • And more!
The salary range for broadcasters vary dramatically depending on both the industry and the location of the broadcaster. For instance, according to BLS data, California, New York and Texas have the most available jobs for those who have a broadcasting degree although Washington D.C, Rhode Island and California are the three states with the highest median salary for broadcasters with the average hourly wage for broadcasters in Rhode Island topping $40 per hour.

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Different industries will also have different job outlooks and salaries for broadcasters. Radio and television broadcasting have the highest concentration of jobs although the video and movie production industry will offer a higher salary but fewer jobs. Most of the radio and television broadcasting jobs will have a median salary of about $39,000 per year but the harder jobs to get into, the video and movie production jobs, the broadcaster can see the yearly salary double; with a median salary of $79,000.

There are also many different concentrations that students can study that will help them to hone in on specific skills. Degrees are offered in specifically journalism, investigative journalism, radio broadcasting and television broadcasting. Each of these outlets for broadcasting have their own specialties, for instance, the journalist will work primarily behind the scenes, writing for newspapers or magazines while the radio broadcaster will work at a radio station working various types of soundboards and other electronic devices that help to get the show on the air.

The outlook for anyone interested in a broadcasting degree is looking good. According to the statistics released by, the profession is estimated to remain on a growing trend at about 2% job growth per year. This is a profession where the student can achieve a quality, successful career that they can be proud of in under two years from a wide range of broadcasting schools nationwide.

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Technical Schools Guide makes finding the right Broadcasting Technical Schools simple. We list both large and small Technical Colleges throughout the United States. Whether you are planning on attending a 2-year college, 4-year college, vocational college, purely technical college, or just single college courses, the listings above should contain each type of trade school, college, or university. Financial aid is available for many of these colleges but visitors will need to contact each school directly to get assistance. Technical Schools Guide does not maintain specific course, tuition, application, accredation or records of information on specific schools. All inquiries should be made directly with such schools. All information contained above is believed to be accurate and reputable. If a discrepancy is found, please contact the Technical Schools Guide staff by clicking on the "contact us" link below. We are also able to update college information and locations through this contact address. Featured listings on Technical Schools Guide are generally for-profit school listings. These listings help pay for bandwidth and maintenance of the Technical Schools Guide site. Thanks for visiting Technical Schools Guide and good luck in your Broadcasting Technical school experience!

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