Radio Announcer Salary

With a little more than half of Radio Announcers in the United States reporting more than 10 years of experience in the field, this area is heavily weighted toward experienced professionals. Pay ranges from $21K to $62K per year and averages out to $35K per year. Making up 73 percent of those who took the survey, male Radio Announcers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Most Radio Announcers report high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and just under one in three lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by more than half and dental coverage is claimed by slightly less than one-half. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$23,075 - $72,885

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$8.16 - $19.27

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$23,075 - $72,885  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
Commission
$2,500 - $22,500  
Total Pay (?
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$20,627 - $61,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$8.16 - $19.27  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,933  
   
Commission
$2,500 - $22,500  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$20,627 - $61,939  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Announcer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Radio Announcers generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $26K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $31K. Radio Announcers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $38K. Radio Announcers with more than 20 years of experience report incomes that are only modestly higher; the median for these old hands hovers around $39K.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 19%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 25 votes.

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
23%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 66% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 31% employee benefits None: 30%
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