Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Radio Show Host is $48,980
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Radio Show Hosts?
An early career Radio Show Host with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $48,696 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $90,000.
What Do Radio Show Hosts Do?
Radio show hosts provide a personal connection between the radio station and listening audience and may be recognized for on-air work such as entertaining discussion, interviewing guests, providing news and traffic reports, and setting up music and advertisements.
On-air radio personalities must be comfortable and able to provide on-location relays and reports to provide perspectives from ongoing festivals, concerts, and other events and they may also be responsible for providing voice tracks …Read more
- Prepare and deliver content for radio audiences while managing guests and call-ins.
- Book and interview content-relevant guests.
- Select and develop content based on audience preferences, public requests, and program focus.