Radio Announcer / Producer Salary

Radio Announcers and Producers in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $33K per year on average. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Radio Announcers and Producers making up 56 percent of survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Radio Announcers and Producers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Health benefits are not claimed by all — approximately one in four lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a little more than half have dental, too. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$19,585 - $70,469
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$70K
MEDIAN: $32,901
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50%
90%

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$8.86 - $17.23
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$19,585 - $70,469  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,762  
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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$19,565 - $60,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $17.23  
   
Overtime
$8.83 - $15.42  
National Annualized 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.
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,762  
   
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).
)
$19,565 - $60,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Announcer / Producer

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $25K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $43K in this role. For some reason, Radio Announcers and Producers with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $36K.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer / Producer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 40% employee benefits None: 26%