Sportscaster Salary

The average salary for a Sportscaster is $56,000 per year.

$29,087 - $121,641

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$22,397 - $175,369  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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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.


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

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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 76% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 20%