Average Talk Show Host Salary

$68,017
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$15,000
Commission
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The average salary for a Talk Show Host is $68,017.
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$34k
MEDIAN
$68k
90%
$242k
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What Do Talk Show Hosts Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Talk Show Hosts?

Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Social Media Marketing, Public Speaking and Media / Public Relations.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Talk Show Hosts?

An early career Talk Show Host with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $70,000 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Talk Show Host with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,698 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Talk Show Host with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,500 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $68,000.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 56 survey responses.
Early Career
28.6%
Mid Career
23.2%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
30.4%