Radio and Television Announcers Salary Information in Wisconsin

The average annual and hourly salaries for radio and television announcers in the state of Wisconsin are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of radio and television announcers amongst Wisconsin 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Radio and Television Announcers in Wisconsin

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$16,800
25th Percentile Wage
$18,780
50th Percentile Wage
$23,150
75th Percentile Wage
$34,890
90th Percentile Wage
$61,340

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for radio and television announcers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,340. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $23,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $16,800.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.08
25th Percentile Wage
$9.02
50th Percentile Wage
$11.13
75th Percentile Wage
$16.78
90th Percentile Wage
$29.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for radio and television announcers in Wisconsin in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $29.49. The median hourly salary is $11.13. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.08.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of radio and television announcers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201623,150-9.94%-14.51%
201525,450-13.56%-
201428,9005.78%-
201327,2302.64%-
201226,510--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in some Wisconsin cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of radio and television announcers in state of Wisconsin ranges from $18,910 to $38,560. The highest paying area for radio and television announcers in Wisconsin is Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington with a median annual salary of $38,560. The second highest paying city/area in Wisconsin State is Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis (mean annual salary $31,890). The lowest paying area is Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $18,910.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington
$38,560
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis
$31,890
West Central Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$24,210
Madison
$23,610
Northern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$23,040
Southwestern Wisconsin nonmetropolitan area
$18,910


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