Average On-Air Talent with Public Speaking Skills Salary

$42,907
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,500
Bonus
$10,000
Commission
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The average salary for an On-Air Talent with Public Speaking skills is $42,907.
10%
$24k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$79k
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Salary
$24k - $79k
Bonus
$613 - $49k
Commission
$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$24k - $86k

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Job Description for On-Air Talent

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

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Popular Skills for On-Air Talent

Skills in Broadcast Programming and Blogging are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Web Content Management and Production Support.

Pay by Experience Level for On-Air Talent

An early career On-Air Talent with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $38,374 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career On-Air Talent with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 9 salaries. An experienced On-Air Talent with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,800 based on 11 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $47,569.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 46 survey responses.
Early Career
30.4%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
23.9%
Late Career
26.1%