The average salary for a Radio Producer is $35,060 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Radio Producer Total Pay (?
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$24,185 - $60,037
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MEDIAN: $35,060
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Radio Producer Total Pay (?
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$7.73 - $18.33
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National Salary Data

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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$24,185 - $60,037  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,553  
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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$18,369 - $55,720  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 367
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$10$20$30
Hourly Rate
$7.73 - $18.33  
   
Overtime
$11.33 - $29.05  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$20K$40K$60K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,553  
   
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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$18,369 - $55,720  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 17 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 367
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Job Description for Radio Producer
The main responsibility of a radio producer is to handle the audio content of broadcasts, whether it is via radio, the Internet, and/or mobile platforms. The radio producer is involved from the beginning of the content development process, which includes generating ideas for programs, creating content, writing scripts, and finding interviewees. They are also charged with picking music, as well as converting text, graphics, and video files into other formats as needed. During the show itself, the producer performs a managerial role and helps handle audience responses. The day-to-day functions of a radio producer also include interviewing prospective employees, managing radio equipment, editing content, producing user-generated content, and making sure content is in compliance with copyright laws.
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Radio Producer Tasks
  • Operate radio console for talk show programs and manage soundboards during live shows.
  • Effectively interact with on-air talent and guests when needed.
  • Oversee broadcasts and ensure that programs meet ratings objectives with Portable People Meter (PPM) measured audiences.
  • Schedule guests and assist in crafting appropriate direction for day-to-day programming.
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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Producer
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Pay Difference By Location
Los Angeles
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New York
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Chicago
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Washington
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National Average
$31,000
Detroit
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Experience Affects Radio Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 51%
Experienced
up arrow 45%
Mid-Career
up arrow 7%
National Average
$31,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 8%

Skills That Affect Radio Producer Salaries

Editing
up arrow 3%
National Average
$31,000
Web Content Management
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 39% employee benefits None: 31%
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