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Highest Paying Industries for Announcers

The top 47 highest paying industries for announcers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $59,350, theater companies and dinner theaters is the highest paying industry for announcers. It is followed by professional, scientific, and technical services industry (average annual salary $54,610). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of announcers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 47 Highest Paying Industries for Announcers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$59,350
130
2 Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$54,610
260
3 Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$52,450
200
4 Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$51,660
n/a
5 Performing Arts Companies
$47,830
350
6 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$44,120
130
7 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$42,850
110
8 Educational Services - Local government owned
$41,550
130
9 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$41,520
150
10 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$38,940
3,250
11 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$38,300
250
12 Educational Services - Privately owned
$37,850
270
13 Television Broadcasting
$37,840
3,640
14 Spectator Sports
$37,800
580
15 Educational Services
$37,690
740
16 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$37,550
250
17 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$36,960
610
18 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$36,800
550
19 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$36,410
310
20 State government, including schools and hospitals
$36,150
360
21 Educational Services - State government owned
$36,110
340
22 Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$35,870
100
23 Federal, State, and Local Government
$35,870
100
24 Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$35,520
80
25 Elementary and Secondary Schools
$35,400
40
26 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$35,060
2,070
27 Gambling Industries
$33,400
40
28 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,250
3,960
29 Restaurants and Other Eating Places
$29,250
450
30 Information
$29,050
29,250
31 Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$28,880
90
32 Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$28,880
90
33 Newspaper Publishers
$28,740
90
34 Broadcasting (except Internet)
$28,720
28,100
35 Radio and Television Broadcasting
$28,670
27,950
36 Radio Broadcasting
$27,660
24,310
37 Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$26,360
50
38 Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$25,240
60
39 Accommodation and Food Services
$24,260
2,990
40 Food Services and Drinking Places
$24,190
2,960
41 Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)
$23,330
2,490
42 Administrative and Support Services
$22,150
130
43 Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$22,150
130
44 Employment Services
$19,490
120
45 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$18,860
700
46 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$18,710
660
47 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$18,560
320