Radio Producer Salary

A Radio Producer earns an average salary of $38,788 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$25,081 - $67,846
$25K
$38K
$68K
MEDIAN: $37,680
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90%

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$8.88 - $19.05
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$19
MEDIAN: $11.80
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$0$67K
Salary $25,081 - $67,846
Bonus $51.52 - $6,787
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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$20,906 - $60,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 163
Hourly Data $0$30
Hourly Rate $8.88 - $19.05
Hourly Tips $0.78
Overtime $9.79 - $30.96
Annual Data $0$60K
Bonus $51.52 - $6,787
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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$20,906 - $60,317
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 75

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Job Description for Radio Producer

The main responsibility of a radio producer is to handle the audio content of broadcasts, whether it is via radio, the Internet, and/or mobile platforms. The radio producer is involved from the beginning of the content development process, which includes generating ideas for programs, creating content, writing scripts, and finding interviewees. They are also charged with picking music, as well as converting text, graphics, and video files into other formats as needed. During the show itself, the producer performs a managerial role and helps handle audience responses. The day-to-day functions of a radio producer also include interviewing prospective employees, managing radio equipment, editing content, producing user-generated content, and making sure content is in compliance with copyright laws.

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Radio Producer Tasks

  • Oversee broadcasts and ensure that programs meet ratings objectives with Portable People Meter (PPM) measured audiences.
  • Schedule guests and assist in crafting appropriate direction for day-to-day programming.
  • Operate radio console for talk show programs and manage soundboards during live shows.
  • Effectively interact with on-air talent and guests when needed.

Common Career Paths for Radio Producer


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Pay by Experience Level for Radio Producer

Pay by Experience for a Radio Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level Radio Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $30,000 based on 151 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Radio Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 72 salaries. An experienced Radio Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 57 salaries. A Radio Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $51,000 based on 20 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $34,503

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Key Stats for Radio Producer

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Radio Producer Salaries

▲49%

▲40%

▲5%

National Average
$35,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Radio Producer Salaries

Project Management
▲21%

Video Editing
▲5%

National Average
$35,000


▼5%

Social Media Marketing
▼14%

writing
▼18%

Hosting
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 39 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 64%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 49%
no benefits
None: 34%
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