Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in New York

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,660
25th Percentile Wage
$30,180
50th Percentile Wage
$56,870
75th Percentile Wage
$89,560
90th Percentile Wage
$133,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $133,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,660.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.42
25th Percentile Wage
$14.51
50th Percentile Wage
$27.34
75th Percentile Wage
$43.06
90th Percentile Wage
$64.09

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio and television announcers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $64.09. The median hourly salary is $27.34. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.42.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
201656,87012.61%41.06%
201549,70026.52%-
201336,5208.21%-
201233,520--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of New York ranges from $24,750 to $59,700. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in New York is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island with a median annual salary of $59,700. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is Albany-Schenectady-Troy (mean annual salary $49,770). The lowest paying area is Syracuse with a median annual salary of $24,750.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$59,700
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$49,770
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$49,360
Rochester
$42,400
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$38,910
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$30,460
Nassau-Suffolk
$29,250
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$25,410
Syracuse
$24,750



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