On-Air Talent Salary

The average pay for an On-Air Talent is $37,426 per year.

$24,579 - $58,723
$25K
$35K
$59K
MEDIAN: $34,949
10%
50%
90%

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$7.97 - $19.39
$8
$11
$19
MEDIAN: $11.08
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$0$58K
Salary $24,579 - $58,723
Bonus $1,014 - $14,795
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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$19,906 - $50,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 72
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $7.97 - $19.39
Overtime $42.50
Annual Data $0$50K
Bonus $1,014 - $14,795
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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$19,906 - $50,788
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 16 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 31

Job Description for On-Air Talent

On-air talents are responsible for the daily broadcasting of a television or radio station to which they're assigned, and their work focuses on engaging the listening or viewing audience in a creative and engaging manner while maintaining FCC compliance for content.

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On-Air Talent Tasks

  • Keep conversations on point and within brand standards.
  • Interact with a variety of audiences, participants, and staff to produce clear storylines.
  • Research, document, produce, and follow up about proposed and completed stories.
  • Host broadcast events, drawing out participants and selecting appropriate questions.
  • Respond to email and telephone inquiries and attend events.

On-Air Talent Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for On-Air Talent

Pay by Experience for an On-Air Talent has a positive trend. An entry-level On-Air Talent with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $28,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An On-Air Talent with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced On-Air Talent which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $39,000 based on 30 salaries. An On-Air Talent with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 12 salaries.

Key Stats for On-Air Talent

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

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Experience Affects On-Air Talent Salaries

Late-Career
▲48%

Mid-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲21%

National Average
$32,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 37%
vision benefits
Vision: 30%
no benefits
None: 42%