Radio Announcer / Producer Salary

Radio Announcers and Producers aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $35K per year. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, just under one in four are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a fair number and dental insurance is reported by a majority. Men make up a slight majority of Radio Announcers and Producers (58 percent) who responded to the survey. Work is enjoyable for Radio Announcers and Producers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$20,251 - $79,463
(Median)
$20K
$35K
$79K
MEDIAN: $34,996
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90%

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$9.67 - $20.27
(Median)
$9
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$20,251 - $79,463  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
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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$20,282 - $61,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.67 - $20.27  
   
Overtime
$15.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,106  
   
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).
)
$20,282 - $61,081  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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.


The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $28K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $30K. People with 10 to 20 years of experience make an average of about $44K in this role. Folks with more than two decades of experience actually report lower incomes overall; their average comes out to a mere $38K.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer / Producer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Late-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$33,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
42 %
Male
58 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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