Average Late-Career Radio Show Host Salary

$60,599
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,861
Bonus
$13,000
Commission
$4,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career Radio Show Host is $60,599.
10%
$38k
MEDIAN
$61k
90%
$108k
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Salary
$38k - $108k
Bonus
$350 - $32k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Commission
$0 - $13k
Total Pay
$31k - $106k

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Job Description for Radio Show Host

Radio Show Host Tasks
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Radio Show Host

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication and Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Optimization, Media / Public Relations and Broadcast Programming.

Pay by Experience Level for Radio Show Host

An entry-level Radio Show Host with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $34,959 based on 26 salaries. An early career Radio Show Host with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,320 based on 177 salaries. A mid-career Radio Show Host with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $43,822 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Radio Show Host with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,147 based on 143 salaries.
Employees with Radio Show Host in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 56.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Denver, Colorado (48.5% more) and New York, New York (32.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Seattle, Washington (1.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 436 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.0%
Early Career
40.6%
Mid Career
20.6%
Experienced
32.8%