A TV or Radio Host earns an average salary of $53,576 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
TV or Radio Host Total Pay (?
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$25,728 - $122,941
(Median)
26K
54K
82K
120K
MEDIAN: $53,575
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75%
90%
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TV or Radio Host Total Pay (?
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$7.67 - $100.84
(Median)
20
50
100
MEDIAN: $20
50%
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$25,728 - $122,941  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
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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$24,584 - $156,701  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$7.67 - $100.84  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,590  
   
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).
)
$24,584 - $156,701  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 102
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Experience Affects TV or Radio Host Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 23%
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Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 68% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 42% employee benefits None: 32%
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