General Sales Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $125K per year — though Broadcast Engineers, Radio Show Hosts, and Assistant Program Director, Radio Broadcastings also do fairly well at $65K, $60K, and about $53K, respectively. Radio Disc Jockeys make an average approximately $32K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $90K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Chicago, Ill. (approximately $76K), Memphis, Tenn. (around $57K), and Seattle, Wash. ($55K) are the next top-paying cities. At $37K, Los Angeles, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. By state, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. employees make the most in New York, earning $78K per year on average.
Years of Experience
Survey participants who have worked at Clear Channel Communications, Inc. for between five and 10 years earn about $54K annually on average. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $42K per year on average. The largest slice of the Clear Channel Communications, Inc. workforce (43 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $60K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Clear Channel Communications, Inc. awards approximately $122K to these degree-holders.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Budget Management; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $115K per year. Project Management also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; nearly one in seven of employees surveyed report using it at work. Account Sales, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A lucky few (a third of survey participants) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. A solid majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of survey participants receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and life insurance.