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Announcers Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

The salary statistics of announcers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare announcers salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Average Annual Salary of Announcers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,430
25th Percentile Wage
$23,490
50th Percentile Wage
$34,030
75th Percentile Wage
$58,370
90th Percentile Wage
$104,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for announcers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) announcers is $104,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $34,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid announcers is $19,430.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of announcers in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$34,030
0.71% 7.08%
2016
$33,790
9.59% -
2015
$30,550
-2.29% -
2014
$31,250
3.81% -
2013
$30,060
-5.19% -
2012
$31,620
- -

Compare Announcers Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of announcers in eleven industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for announcers occupations is the spectator sports industry with an annual salary $39,530. The lowest paying industry is the fitness and recreational sports centers industry (annual salary $22,290). For detailed announcers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Spectator Sports
$39,530
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$38,050
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$37,500
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$36,270
Agents and Managers for Artists, Athletes, Entertainers, and Other Public Figures
$35,410
Gambling Industries
$34,440
Performing Arts Companies
$31,920
Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$28,060
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$22,920
Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$22,590
Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$22,290

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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