Announcers Salary Information

The salary statistics of announcers are shown in Table 1. The average hourly salary of announcers in the United States is shown in Table 2. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of announcers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The announcers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Announcers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,710
25th Percentile Wage
$22,280
50th Percentile Wage
$31,500
75th Percentile Wage
$49,790
90th Percentile Wage
$82,980

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for announcers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) announcers is $82,980. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $31,500. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,710. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 343% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$31,500
2.13% 11.90%
2016
$30,830
2.43% -
2015
$30,080
3.56% -
2014
$29,010
2.41% -
2013
$28,310
1.98% -
2012
$27,750
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Table 2. Announcers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of announcers in 9 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for announcers occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $41,800. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $21,240).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$41,800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$34,030
Federal, State, and Local Government
$32,810
Information
$31,710
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$30,200
Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
$26,640
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$24,420
Accommodation and Food Services
$24,100
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$21,240



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