Salary for Public Address System and Other Announcers

Also known as:  Emcee, Master of Ceremonies, Public Address Announcer, Ringmaster, Train Announcer, Train Caller

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Public address system and other announcers communicate with guests and patrons at public events over loudspeaker and public address systems. They may function as disc jockeys or masters of ceremonies at private events. These professionals learn the proper pronunciation for event and ceremony participants, and may memorize or read from scripts and/or improvise commentary. These professionals learn the layout, set up and sequenc of events at which they will be working, and also may memorize and deliver directions and work to keep audience members or event participants calm in the event of an emergency. Many people working in this field do not have high school diplomas, although the majority have completed at least secondary education, if not some college.

A Public Address System or Other Announcer gets average salaries in a range of 24000 - 36000 based on tenure level. Public Address System and Other Announcers usually get an average compensation of Thirty Eight Thousand dollars annually.

Public Address System and Other Announcers can make the highest salaries in Oregon, which has average job salaries of close to $49830. Professionals that work in this career make the highest salary in Accommodation and Food Services, where they can receive compensation, on average, of $38240.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 29.70 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Public Address System and Other Announcers tend to make the most in the following industries
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $38,240
Accommodation and Food Services $37,830
Other Services (except Public Administration) $35,390
Information $29,380
Public Administration $28,730
Educational Services $28,610
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Educational Services $28,610
Public Administration $28,730
Information $29,380
Other Services (except Public Administration) $35,390
Accommodation and Food Services $37,830
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $38,240
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