The highest paychecks go to General Sales Managers, who earn an average $125K per year, closely trailed by Broadcast Engineers ($74K), Radio Show Hosts (about $51K), and Traffic Reporters ($42K). Near the bottom at Clear Channel Communications, Inc. are Radio Disc Jockeys, pulling in an average of just approximately $31K.
When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $84K annually) can be spotted in New York, N.Y.; Seattle, Wash. (about $80K), Chicago, Ill. (approximately $66K), and San Francisco, Calif. (around $57K) are the next top-paying cities. At $32K, Los Angeles, Calif. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Washington, where they average to $80K per year.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $45K annually. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is about $40K per year. The largest slice of the Clear Channel Communications, Inc. workforce (41 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $59K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Public Accountants, who make $93K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to FCC License Holders with credentials; these people earn around $83K annually on average. It pays to have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at Clear Channel Communications, Inc. — these employees make the most at approximately $122K per year.
The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Account Sales; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $108K annually. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; approximately one in eight of Clear Channel Communications, Inc.'s people use it regularly. Business Development, Data Analysis, and Graphic Design were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
A third of workers have paid vacation, and only about 23 percent can take paid time off for illness. A large number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). A strong majority of respondents report having health insurance, and a majority of employees report having dental coverage. The list of perks also includes a casual working environment, a company cell phone, life insurance, and flexible hours.