Salary for Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys
Also known as: Commercial Announcer, Game Show Host, Radio Artist, Radio Disk Jockey, Radio Host, Talk Show Host, Television Host
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SEE MORE SALARIES FOR ARTS AND COMMUNICATIONS PROFESSIONALSThe job of radio and television announcers includes gathering, planning, writing, rewriting and delivering informational spots on topics such as news and the weather, interviewing guests, working with producers and assistants to choose program material, and communicating with listeners by phone on air, or answering their emailed questions. Additonally, these professional may host or appear at charitable, community, promotional or civic events. Most individuals employed in this profession have at least some college education.
A Broadcast Announcer and Radio Disc Jockey can earn average salaries of between $19,580 - $114,050 based on experience and education levels. Broadcast Announcers and Radio DJs can get a salary of fifty-seven thousand three hundred dollars yearly.
Broadcast Announcers and Radio DJs can get the highest pay in New York, where they earn normal pay levels of close to about $83,400. Employees who work in this career can make the most money in Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation, where they can earn job pay of $69,820.
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 81.58 percent nationwide in that time.
Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys tend to make the most in the following industries:
In general, they earn less within the industries below: