Sports Announcer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Sports Announcer is $50,868 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.
Sports Announcer Total Pay (?
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$24,398 - $125,126
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MEDIAN: $50,868
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National Salary Data

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$24,398 - $125,126  
   
Bonus
$27.81 - $30,201  
Total Pay (?
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$18,846 - $127,661  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Job Description for Sports Announcer
  • Play scheduled commercials and paid programming.
  • Run audio and recording equipment during live games.
  • Provide play-by-play announcing.
  • Provide additional background information on game or players.

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Experience Affects Sports Announcer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 85%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$43,000
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Gender
Female
5%
female alumni
 
Male
95%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 64% dental benefits Dental: 36%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 29%
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