Radio Announcer / Producer Salary

Pay for Radio Announcers and Producers in the United States is very modest at just $34K annually. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. While just under one in three report receiving no health benefits, a strong majority do receive medical coverage, and more than half have dental, as well. Male Radio Announcers and Producers are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 51 percent of the field. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$20,043 - $60,608
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$61K
MEDIAN: $33,549
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50%
90%

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$8.83 - $17.04
(Median)
$8
$12
$17
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$20,043 - $60,608  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$19,916 - $58,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 51
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$8.83 - $17.04  
   
Overtime
$4.50 - $15.00  
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$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,068  
   
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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$19,916 - $58,186  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 19
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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.


Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $25K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $30K. Radio Announcers and Producers see a median salary of $44K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Radio Announcers and Producers who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks of $36K.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer / Producer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 41%

Late-Career
up arrow 15%

National Average
$31,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 28%
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