TV or Radio Host Salary

Earnings for TV or Radio Hosts in the United States come in at around $51K per year on average. While some workers in this profession — slightly less than a third — do not have any health coverage, a fair number do receive medical benefits and approximately half have dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for TV or Radio Hosts, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up a slight majority of TV or Radio Hosts (59 percent) survey respondents.

$24,815 - $147,106

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$8.47 - $99.33

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$24,815 - $147,106  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
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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$23,672 - $150,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$8.47 - $99.33  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,608  
   
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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$23,672 - $150,325  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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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.


The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $43K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $62K. TV or Radio Hosts see a median salary of $72K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran TV or Radio Hosts report making only $50K on average.

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Experience Affects TV or Radio Host Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 42%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
$51,000

Late-Career
up arrow 2%

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 71% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 29%
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