Broadcaster Salary

The average pay for a Broadcaster is $40,961 per year.

$27,525 - $142,976
$28K
$44K
$140K
MEDIAN: $43,977
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50%
90%

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$8.93 - $29.36
$8
$13
$29
MEDIAN: $13.05
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$0$142K
Salary $27,525 - $142,976
Bonus $350.00
Commission $7,500
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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$21,139 - $122,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 40
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $8.93 - $29.36
Hourly Tips $1.25
Annual Data $0$122K
Bonus $350.00
Commission $7,500
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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$21,139 - $122,339
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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Job Description for Broadcaster

A broadcaster works as on-air talent in broadcast media, which typically includes radio and television. Broadcasters may serve a variety of roles, such as newsreaders, anchors for news broadcasts, voiceover professionals, announcers for sports events, and hosts for local programming and call-in shows. Broadcasters must develop their ability to enunciate and read clearly with a minimum of vocalized pauses and disfluency; learning to read from cue cards, teleprompters, computer screens and/or paper documents is often needed as well. Broadcasters' work may be taped or broadcast live on the air; in either case, they are expected to be accurate and engaging to listeners or viewers.

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Broadcaster Tasks

  • Relay news to audience through television, radio, or the internet.
  • Assist in selection of program content and gathering or rewriting of material.
  • Interview and identify guests, callers, new flashes, and/or song information.
  • May report, anchor, host, or produce the news.

Broadcaster Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Broadcaster

Pay by Experience for a Broadcaster has a positive trend. An entry-level Broadcaster with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 20 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Broadcaster with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Broadcaster which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 7 salaries. A Broadcaster with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 7 salaries.

Broadcaster Advice

Q: What is it like working as a Broadcaster?

Broadcaster in Atlantic:
"You Are Not Gonna Get Rich Doing This!"
You will enjoy this job if you like being around people and want to have knowledge on what is going on in the world around you. You won't have to battle the outside elements other than on your commute to work. You will sit down a majority of the time and visit with the public through a microphone.

Key Stats for Broadcaster

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%
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Experience Affects Broadcaster Salaries

Experienced
▲103%

Late-Career
▲20%

National Average
$42,000

Mid-Career
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
32 %
Male
68 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
25%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 46%
no benefits
None: 14%
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