Sports Broadcaster Salary

A Sports Broadcaster earns an average salary of $42,000 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$14,707 - $195,743
$15K
$42K
$200K
MEDIAN: $42,000
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$14,707 - $195,743  
   
Bonus
$2,650  
Commission
$13,500  
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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$14,838 - $194,207  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Sports Broadcaster

If you’ve seen or heard a sporting event on radio, television, the internet, or another source, you've probably heard a sports broadcaster delivering play-by-play, commentary, random trivia, and other game- and player-related information.

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Sports Broadcaster Tasks

  • Provide play-by-play announcing.
  • Interview players, coaches and other experts.
  • Provide additional background information on game or players.

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Key Stats for Sports Broadcaster

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Sports Broadcaster Salaries

Experienced
▲105%

Mid-Career
▲82%

National Average
$44,000

Entry-Level
▼29%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 55%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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