Radio Announcer / Producer Salary

Radio Announcers and Producers in the United States can expect only a modest salary, with average pay of just $34K annually. For the most part, Radio Announcers and Producers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a strong majority have medical coverage and more than half have dental coverage, roughly one in four claim no health benefits at all. 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. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$20,112 - $72,719
(Median)
$20K
$34K
$73K
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$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$20,112 - $72,719  
   
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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$19,965 - $59,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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 (?
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$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).
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$19,965 - $59,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 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 with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $45K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Radio Announcers and Producers report making only $36K on average.

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Experience Affects Radio Announcer / Producer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

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 18 votes.

Gender

Female
49 %
Male
51 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 27%
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