Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in Virginia

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,880
25th Percentile Wage
$22,950
50th Percentile Wage
$31,580
75th Percentile Wage
$45,230
90th Percentile Wage
$73,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in Virginia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $73,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,880.

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
$31,580
3.89% 15.26%
2016
$30,350
-0.86% -
2015
$30,610
-2.84% -
2014
$31,480
7.40% -
2013
$29,150
8.20% -
2012
$26,760
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some Virginia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of Virginia ranges from $18,130 to $43,800. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in Virginia is Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News with a median annual salary of $43,800. The second highest paying city/area in Virginia State is Richmond (mean annual salary $34,720). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,130.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News
$43,800
Richmond
$34,720
Charlottesville
$31,040
Roanoke
$28,000
Harrisonburg
$26,610
Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol
$25,880
Southwestern Virginia nonmetropolitan area
$18,130




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