Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in Massachusetts

The average annual and hourly salaries for radio and television announcers in the state of Massachusetts are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radio and television announcers amongst Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,470
25th Percentile Wage
$24,880
50th Percentile Wage
$35,520
75th Percentile Wage
$73,540
90th Percentile Wage
$174,070

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $174,070. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $35,520. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,470.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.36
25th Percentile Wage
$11.96
50th Percentile Wage
$17.07
75th Percentile Wage
$35.36
90th Percentile Wage
$83.69

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio and television announcers in Massachusetts in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $83.69. The median hourly salary is $17.07. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.36.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth1-Year Growth
201335,520-5.24%-5.24%
201237,380--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some Massachusetts cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of Massachusetts ranges from $26,840 to $38,050. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in Massachusetts is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy with a median annual salary of $38,050. The second highest paying city/area in Massachusetts State is Boston-Cambridge-Quincy (mean annual salary $36,160). The lowest paying area is Barnstable Town with a median annual salary of $26,840.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$38,050
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy
$36,160
Barnstable Town
$26,840


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