Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in Kentucky

The average annual and hourly salaries for radio and television announcers in the state of Kentucky are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radio and television announcers among Kentucky areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radio and Television Announcers in Kentucky

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,500
25th Percentile Wage
$17,990
50th Percentile Wage
$21,940
75th Percentile Wage
$31,790
90th Percentile Wage
$48,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,730. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $21,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,500.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$7.93
25th Percentile Wage
$8.65
50th Percentile Wage
$10.55
75th Percentile Wage
$15.28
90th Percentile Wage
$23.43

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio and television announcers in Kentucky in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $23.43. The median hourly salary is $10.55. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $7.93.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201621,9403.56%4.33%
201521,160-3.88%-
201421,9809.60%-
201319,870-5.64%-
201220,990--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Radio and Television Announcers in Kentucky Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some Kentucky cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of Kentucky ranges from $18,760 to $31,360. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in Kentucky is Lexington-Fayette with a median annual salary of $31,360. The second highest paying city/area in Kentucky State is West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $20,960). The lowest paying area is Bowling Green with a median annual salary of $18,760.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Lexington-Fayette
$31,360
West Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$20,960
West Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$20,730
South Central Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$19,620
East Kentucky nonmetropolitan area
$18,780
Bowling Green
$18,760


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