Announcers Salary in the Industry of Television Broadcasting

The salary statistics and trend of announcers in the industry of television broadcasting are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare announcers salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
25th Percentile Wage
50th Percentile Wage
75th Percentile Wage
90th Percentile Wage

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for announcers in the industry of television broadcasting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) announcers is $148,720. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,340. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent announcers is $20,850.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
7.96% 10.92%
0.74% -
8.64% -
-4.97% -
-1.69% -
- -

Table 3. Compare Announcers Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of announcers in 14 industries within the information sector are shown in Table 3. For salary information of announcers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
Television Broadcasting
Motion Picture and Sound Recording Industries
Motion Picture and Video Industries
Other Information Services
Other Information Services
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
Newspaper Publishers
Broadcasting (except Internet)
Radio and Television Broadcasting
Radio Broadcasting

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