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TV or Radio Host Salary

For TV or Radio Hosts, annual average wages total $53K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Women TV or Radio Hosts who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Just under a third of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, more than half report medical coverage and close to one-half claim dental coverage as well.

$24,767 - $149,817
(Median)
$25K
$53K
$150K
MEDIAN: $52,784
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90%

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$7.98 - $99.78
(Median)
$8
$24
$100
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$24,767 - $149,817  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
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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$21,248 - $153,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 74
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$7.98 - $99.78  
   
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
   
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).
)
$21,248 - $153,906  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 20

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Pay by Experience Level for TV or Radio Host

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Folks with fewer than five years of experience take home $49K on average, and those who have worked for five to 10 years see a bigger median salary of $64K. TV or Radio Hosts bring in $90K after working for 10 to 20 years. Survey participants with more than two decades under their belts actually report earning less than people with less experience; the former take home only $51K on average.

 
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Experience Affects TV or Radio Host Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 68%

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

National Average
$53,000

Late-Career
up arrow 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 30%
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