Talk Show Host Salary

A Talk Show Host earns an average salary of $74,369 per year.

$24,677 - $200,000
$25K
$74K
$200K
MEDIAN: $74,369
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$24,677 - $200,000  
   
Bonus
$20,000  
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$24,943 - $193,916  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29

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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.

Key Stats for Talk Show Host

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%
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Experience Affects Talk Show Host Salaries

Late-Career
▲26%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
▼14%

Entry-Level
▼45%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
9%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
27%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 63%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 25%
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