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Average Salary for Clear Channel Communications, Inc. Employees

Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. offers a range of employment opportunities in the entertainment, from General Sales Manager to Radio Producer. Compensation for Clear Channel Communications, Inc. employees is around $41K per year on average. At Clear Channel Communications, Inc., the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is what you do at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though where you live and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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How This Employer Pays

Clear Channel Communications, Inc. typically pays:
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About This Company

San Antonio, Texas 78209


Entertainment, Advertising, Radio Broadcasting Stations


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General Sales Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at about $125K annually; Radio Show Hosts, Senior Account Executives, and Business Managers also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $57K, $53K, and around $44K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at Clear Channel Communications, Inc. are Radio Disc Jockeys — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $31K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; New York, N.Y. (about $70K), Chicago, Ill. ($54K), and the company's headquarter city of San Antonio, Texas ($53K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in Los Angeles, Calif.; in fact, at approximately $32K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, the highest pay levels are found in New York, where the average Clear Channel Communications, Inc. employee makes $65K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $46K per year. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is approximately $39K annually. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make about $57K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Public Accountant certainly has its perks — salaries approach $93K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning a Human Resources Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of around $63K per year on average. Clear Channel Communications, Inc. workers who hold a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism are also well compensated, earning $84K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Leadership in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $100K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; roughly a seventh of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Budget Management, Business Development, and Account Sales.

Benefits and Perks

Clear Channel Communications, Inc. lets only a third of respondents take paid vacation and only 22 percent take sick leave. A large number of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A fair number of workers can count on health insurance, and a majority of respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Other privileges include a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a stock purchase plan.

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Key Stats for Clear Channel Communications, Inc.


57 %
43 %
$29,799 - $61,311
$26,021 - $97,211
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
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