Talk Show Host Salary

The average salary for a Talk Show Host is $60,561 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$29,021 - $118,359
(Median)
$29K
$61K
$120K
MEDIAN: $60,560
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Salary
$29,021 - $118,359  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,479  
Profit Sharing
$10,400  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$28,000 - $134,146  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 68
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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

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

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Experience Affects Talk Show Host Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$61,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Entry-Level
up arrow 31%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 38%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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