Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in Pennsylvania

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,190
25th Percentile Wage
$19,530
50th Percentile Wage
$25,170
75th Percentile Wage
$43,360
90th Percentile Wage
$69,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $25,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,190.

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
$25,170
12.75% -6.04%
2015
$21,960
-11.66% -
2014
$24,520
-13.58% -
2013
$27,850
4.17% -
2012
$26,690
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $18,040 to $49,280. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in Pennsylvania is Newark-Union with a median annual salary of $49,280. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Youngstown-Warren-Boardman (mean annual salary $44,710). The lowest paying area is State College with a median annual salary of $18,040.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Newark-Union
$49,280
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$44,710
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$41,140
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$32,660
York-Hanover
$32,270
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$28,790
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$27,950
Erie
$25,970
Pittsburgh
$22,660
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$22,050
West Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$21,200
Philadelphia
$21,100
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$19,800
State College
$18,040




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