The average salary for a Sportscaster is $77,419 per year.

$37,642 - $117,916
$77K
MEDIAN: $77,419
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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

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

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Key Stats for Sportscaster

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Sportscaster Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$77,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
38%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

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Vision: 100%
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