Talk Show Host Salary

A Talk Show Host earns an average salary of $75,000 per year.

$24,348 - $210,000
$24K
$75K
$210K
MEDIAN: $75,000
10%
50%
90%

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$14.00 - $25.49
$18
MEDIAN: $18.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$24,348 - $210,000  
   
Bonus
$13,000  
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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$24,677 - $122,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.00  
   
Overtime
$75.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$13,000  
   
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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$24,677 - $122,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Talk Show Host

Successful talk show hosts are quick-minded, love interacting with a ride range of people, and can work unpredictable hours. Many talk show hosts when they are on the air, but talk show hosts often spend hours prepping for each show. They learn about the guests and the topics that will be presented.

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Pay by Experience Level for Talk Show Host

Pay by Experience for a Talk Show Host has a positive trend. An entry-level Talk Show Host with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Talk Show Host with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Talk Show Host which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 11 salaries. A Talk Show Host with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Talk Show Host

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%
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Experience Affects Talk Show Host Salaries

Late-Career
▲66%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
$56,000

Experienced
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼33%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 60%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 30%