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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,200
25th Percentile Wage
$26,330
50th Percentile Wage
$42,530
75th Percentile Wage
$92,800
90th Percentile Wage
$200,130

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 $200,130. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,530. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,200.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of radio and television announcers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,530
-33.72% 21.19%
2016
$56,870
12.61% -
2015
$49,700
26.52% -
2013
$36,520
8.21% -
2012
$33,520
- -

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 $23,010 to $49,810. 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 $49,810. 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 $23,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$49,810
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$49,770
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$49,360
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$42,210
Nassau-Suffolk
$36,260
Rochester
$32,840
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$30,460
Binghamton
$26,360
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$24,260
Syracuse
$23,010




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