$68,887
Avg. Salary
$19.00
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$6,000

Bonus

$15,000

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Talk Show Host is $19.00 per hour.

The average pay for a Talk Show Host is $68,887 per year.

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$19.00
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$107.66
90%
MEDIAN $19.00
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$69k
50%
$203k
90%
MEDIAN $68,887
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MEDIAN: $68,887
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$0$208K
Salary $25,466 - $202,735
Bonus $6,000
Commission $15,000
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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$25,028 - $208,288
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 57
Hourly Data $0$107
Hourly Rate $9.21 - $108
Overtime $75.00
Annual Data $0$208K
Bonus $6,000
Commission $15,000
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).
)
$25,028 - $208,288
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Talk Show Host

Successful talk show hosts are quick-minded, love interacting with a ride range of people, and can work unpredictable hours. Many talk show hosts when they are on the air, but talk show hosts often spend hours prepping for each show. They learn about the guests and the topics that will be presented.

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Talk Show Host Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Talk Show Host

Pay by Experience for a Talk Show Host has a positive trend. An entry-level Talk Show Host with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Talk Show Host with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Talk Show Host which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 11 salaries. A Talk Show Host with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 7 salaries.

Talk Show Host Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Talk Show Host?

Talk Show Host in Twin Falls, Idaho:
"Easy living. Laid back town."
Pros: Easy commute.
Cons: Isolation.

Key Stats for Talk Show Host

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Experience Affects Talk Show Host Salaries

Late-Career
▲49%

Mid-Career
▲1%

National Average
$62,000

Experienced
▼12%

Entry-Level
▼39%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
28%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 52%
dental benefits
Dental: 48%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 45%