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Radio Announcer / Producer Salary

Pay for Radio Announcers and Producers in the United States is very modest at just $33K annually. While some workers in this profession — roughly one in four — do not have any health coverage, a strong majority do receive medical benefits and a little more than half have dental insurance. Most Radio Announcers and Producers report high levels of job satisfaction. Men working as Radio Announcers and Producers who took the survey just slightly outnumber women at 54 percent. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$19,839 - $62,188
(Median)
$20K
$33K
$62K
MEDIAN: $33,129
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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 (?
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$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$19,839 - $62,188  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,831  
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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$19,753 - $59,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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.
)
$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,831  
   
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).
)
$19,753 - $59,496  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 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.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $25K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $30K on average. Radio Announcers and Producers bring in $44K after working for 10 to 20 years. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $33K.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer / Producer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 39%

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
46 %
Male
54 %

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: 72% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 26%
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