Radio and Television Announcers Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of radio and television announcers in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare radio and television announcers salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of Radio and Television Announcers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,310
25th Percentile Wage
$21,460
50th Percentile Wage
$31,080
75th Percentile Wage
$50,230
90th Percentile Wage
$86,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) radio and television announcers is $86,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,080. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid radio and television announcers is $18,310.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radio and television announcers in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201631,0801.48%11.62%
201530,6204.38%-
201429,2802.60%-
201328,5203.68%-
201227,470--

Compare Radio and Television Announcers Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of radio and television announcers in twelve industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for radio and television announcers occupations is the cable and other subscription programming industry with an annual salary $67,640. The lowest paying industry is the radio broadcasting industry (annual salary $29,120). For detailed radio and television announcers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$67,640
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
$55,360
Motion Picture and Video Industries
$50,870
Television Broadcasting
$41,760
Other Information Services
$37,370
Other Information Services
$37,370
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$33,780
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$33,780
Newspaper Publishers
$33,310
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$30,530
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$30,410
Radio Broadcasting
$29,120

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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