Sportscaster Salary

The average salary for a Sportscaster is $61,463 per year.

$28,973 - $122,554
(Median)
$29K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $61,463
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$22,243 - $176,608  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Sportscaster

A sportscaster watches a game as it is occurring and provides commentary of what is going on. Strong knowledge of the rules of the sport being viewed is essential. Some sportcasters start out as athletes. During downtimes of the game, the sportcaster may voice statistics or comments regarding different players.

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Sportscaster Tasks

  • Provide expert analysis, statistics, and background information.
  • Give a running commentary of a game or sporting event in real time.

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Experience Affects Sportscaster Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%

National Average
$60,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

Entry-Level
up arrow 33%

Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
27%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 45%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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