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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. An average Clear Channel Communications, Inc. employee can expect to make $41K per year. Clear Channel Communications, Inc. paychecks are largely negotiated based on your job title, though your city and your experience level are also considered. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Clear Channel Communications, Inc. typically pays:
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Employer: Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Radio Producer (8)
$17,659 - $61,889  
[-]Radio Producer (8)
Salary$21,251 - $68,230  
Total Pay$17,659 - $61,889  
[+]General Sales Manager (7)
$46,124 - $205,572  
[+]General Sales Manager (7)
Salary$40,571 - $169,529  
Bonus$1,696 - $34,397  
Total Pay$46,124 - $205,572  
[+]Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio (5)
$16,770 - $57,683  
[+]Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio (5)
Salary$21,246 - $83,208  
Total Pay$16,770 - $57,683  
[+]Traffic Reporter (5)
$24,551 - $66,934  
[+]Traffic Reporter (5)
Total Pay$24,551 - $66,934  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 145

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San Antonio, Texas 78209


Entertainment, Advertising, Radio Broadcasting Stations


Clear Channel, Clear Channel Communications Inc

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General Sales Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $113K annually; Finance Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $92K, while Senior Account Executives and Assistant Program Director, Radio Broadcastings rank near the top as well ($53K and about $45K, respectively). Financial compensation for Radio Producers is rather low — on average only approximately $32K — relative to the rest of the company.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($80K per year) can be spotted in Seattle, Wash.; New York, N.Y. (approximately $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 $32K it is one of the worst-paid cities. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of about $65K annually) in New York.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $39K per year. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $46K 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

Certified Public Accountants earn $93K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Human Resources Professional is rewarded with median pay of $63K per year. Regarding salaries and education, Clear Channel Communications, Inc. pays those with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism the most — $84K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Leadership; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $100K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Clear Channel Communications, Inc. workers, with roughly one in seven of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Budget Management, Account Sales, and Business Development.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Clear Channel Communications, Inc.; the company rewards only a third of respondents with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. To plan for old age, most respondents maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. A strong majority of employees report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and free drinks.

Key Stats for Clear Channel Communications, Inc.


57 %
43 %
$30,631 - $60,452
$26,096 - $95,000
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
based on 39 votes.
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