Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in South Carolina

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,150
25th Percentile Wage
$19,620
50th Percentile Wage
$29,430
75th Percentile Wage
$46,650
90th Percentile Wage
$83,870

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $83,870. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $29,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,150.

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
$29,430
-15.56% -8.53%
2016
$34,010
27.02% -
2015
$24,820
4.39% -
2014
$23,730
-0.34% -
2013
$23,810
-34.15% -
2012
$31,940
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some South Carolina cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of South Carolina ranges from $19,060 to $47,680. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in South Carolina is Columbia with a median annual salary of $47,680. The second highest paying city/area in South Carolina State is Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville (mean annual salary $43,020). The lowest paying area is Augusta-Richmond County with a median annual salary of $19,060.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Columbia
$47,680
Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville
$43,020
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$33,310
Greenville-Mauldin-Easley
$20,030
Augusta-Richmond County
$19,060




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