The average salary for a Radio Show Host in Canada is C$40,765.
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Job Description for Radio Show Host
Radio show hosts provide a personal connection between the radio station and listening audience and may be recognized for on-air work such as entertaining discussion, interviewing guests, providing news and traffic reports, and setting up music and advertisements. On-air radio personalities must be comfortable and able to provide on-location relays and reports to provide perspectives from ongoing festivals, concerts, and other events and they may also be responsible for providing voice tracks f…Read more
Radio Show Host Tasks
- Prepare and deliver content for radio audiences while managing guests and call-ins.
- Book and interview content-relevant guests.
- Select and develop content based on audience preferences, public requests, and program focus.
Popular Employer Salaries for Radio Show Host
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Popular Skills for Radio Show Host
Oral / Verbal Communication
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication, Public Speaking, Media / Public Relations and Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Broadcast Programming.
Pay by Experience Level for Radio Show Host
An early career Radio Show Host with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$39,215 based on 62 salaries. A mid-career Radio Show Host with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,726 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Radio Show Host with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$42,247 based on 35 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$55,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Radio Show Host in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 47.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Calgary, Alberta (34.9% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (19.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Halifax, Nova Scotia (10.2% less) and Ottawa, Ontario (0.2% less).
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