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Public Address System and Other Announcers Salary Information

The salary statistics of public address system and other announcers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of public address system and other announcers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The public address system and other announcers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Public Address System and Other Announcers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,860
25th Percentile Wage
$19,950
50th Percentile Wage
$28,940
75th Percentile Wage
$49,990
90th Percentile Wage
$77,640

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for public address system and other announcers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) public address system and other announcers is $77,640. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $28,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,860. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 334% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of public address system and other announcers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201628,9406.95%9.36%
201526,9304.46%-
201425,7302.88%-
201324,990-4.96%-
201226,230--

Table 2. Public Address System and Other Announcers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of public address system and other announcers in 6 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 public address system and other announcers occupations is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector with an annual salary $31,650. The lowest paying sector is the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector (annual salary $19,660).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$31,650
Educational Services
$30,320
Federal, State, and Local Government
$27,510
Information
$25,920
Accommodation and Food Services
$25,730
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)
$19,660

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Public Address System and Other Announcers by States

From the above tables we note that not only public address system and other announcers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of public address system and other announcers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,290 to $55,230. The highest paying state for public address system and other announcers is Vermont with a median annual salary of $55,230. The lowest paying state is Tennessee with a median annual salary of $18,290. For more salary information of public address system and other announcers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Vermont
$55,230
Massachusetts
$54,350
New Jersey
$41,850
Kansas
$41,570
Nevada
$40,570
Missouri
$37,560
Pennsylvania
$37,210
Illinois
$35,620
Colorado
$35,100
North Dakota
$32,910
Alaska
$32,260
California
$31,370
New York
$31,280
Hawaii
$30,050
Minnesota
$28,780
South Carolina
$28,600
Wisconsin
$27,770
Florida
$26,980
Oklahoma
$26,700
Iowa
$26,630
Arizona
$25,240
Louisiana
$24,920
Texas
$24,650
Rhode Island
$24,520
Michigan
$24,450
Kentucky
$23,440
Maryland
$23,390
Washington
$22,220
Oregon
$21,810
Ohio
$20,890
Indiana
$20,540
North Carolina
$19,330
Tennessee
$18,290



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