$34,955
Avg. Salary
$13.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Radio Announcer is $13.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Radio Announcer is $34,955 per year.

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$7.52
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$20.27
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$24k
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$84k
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MEDIAN $34,955
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$0$83K
Salary $23,901 - $83,745
Bonus $96.96 - $5,182
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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$20,394 - $62,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 86
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $7.52 - $20.27
Overtime $22.50
Annual Data $0$62K
Bonus $96.96 - $5,182
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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$20,394 - $62,281
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 49

Job Description for Radio Announcer

A radio announcer’s job duties will generally depend on what type of materials they are to be broadcasting. If a radio announcer is working for a facility that wants them to talk about sports, then the announcer will broadcast all of the latest news in that area. The same would be true for news, music, and travel.

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Common Career Paths for Radio Announcer


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There are some Radio Announcers — though it's uncommon — that transition into Radio Show Hosts, where earnings are an average $41K annually. A lot of Radio Announcers advance their careers by becoming Radio Disc Jockeys and Radio Announcers and Producers. However, those positions offer $4K less and $3K less per year on average.

Radio Announcer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Radio Announcer

Pay by Experience for a Radio Announcer has a positive trend. An entry-level Radio Announcer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $29,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radio Announcer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Radio Announcer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 35 salaries. A Radio Announcer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 36 salaries.

Radio Announcer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Radio Announcer?

Radio Announcer in Chattanooga:
"Could be worse."
Pros: There are worse towns
Cons: There are better towns

Radio Announcer in Jamestown:
"That it wasn't going to be a high paying job."
Select another career radio does not pay.

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Key Stats for Radio Announcer

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Radio Announcer Salaries

▲18%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$32,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Skills That Affect Radio Announcer Salaries

Web Content Management
▲11%

Broadcast Programming
▲11%

National Average
$32,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
29 %
Male
71 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
17%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 50%
dental benefits
Dental: 32%
vision benefits
Vision: 28%
no benefits
None: 49%