Average Experienced Radio Show Host with Oral / Verbal Communication Skills Salary

$51,603
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Radio Show Host with Oral / Verbal Communication skills is $51,603.
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$32k
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$52k
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MEDIAN $51,603
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Salary
$32k - $100k
Bonus
$993 - $116k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$30k - $101k

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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.

Career Paths

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Radio Show Host
Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio
TV or Radio Host
Program Director, Radio Broadcasting
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Radio Show Host

Skills in Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $29,969 based on 8 salaries. An early career Radio Show Host with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $30,304 based on 76 salaries. A mid-career Radio Show Host with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,490 based on 45 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $64,875.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 199 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.0%
Early Career
38.2%
Mid Career
22.6%
Late Career
35.2%