TV or Radio Host Salary (United States)

A TV or Radio Host earns an average salary of $48,834 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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$23,672 - $147,204
(Median)
24K
49K
78K
150K
MEDIAN: $48,833
10%
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75%
90%
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TV or Radio Host Total Pay (?
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$7.79 - $100.90
(Median)
50
100
MEDIAN: $14.00
75%
90%
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$23,672 - $147,204  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
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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$19,678 - $156,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$7.79 - $100.90  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,727  
   
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).
)
$19,678 - $156,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 82
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Experience Affects TV or Radio Host Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%
Mid-Career
up arrow 28%
National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 19%

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
67%
female alumni
 
Male
33%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 41% employee benefits None: 33%
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