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How much does an Announcer make in the United States?

Average Announcer Hourly Wage in the United States

Announcers earn a median hourly wage of $14.88. Hourly wages typically start from $8.65 and go up to $41.72.

Average Announcer Yearly Salary in the United States

Announcers earn a median salary of $30,960 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,000 and go up to $86,780.

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    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
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      Offers: Bachelors
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Announcer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Announcer Earnings

The highest earning Announcers in the United States earn:

$41.72
an hour
$86,780
per year
Senior Announcer Earnings

Senior Announcers in the United States earn:

$23.52
an hour
$48,910
per year
Experienced Announcer Earnings

Experienced Announcers in the United States earn:

$14.88
an hour
$30,960
per year
Junior Announcer Earnings

Junior Announcers in the United States earn:

$10.02
an hour
$20,840
per year
Starting Announcer Earnings

Starting Announcers in the United States earn:

$8.65
an hour
$18,000
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Announcer salary comparison

Announcers earn less than 92% percent of Film & Television careers. Announcer salaries are in the bottom 80% of all careers in the United States.

Filmmaker Salary $69k
News Anchor Salary $65k
Talent Agent Salary $64k
Film and Video Editor Salary $61k
Television Writer Salary $60k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Camera Operator Salary $49k
Model Maker Salary $33k
Announcer Salary $30k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary $21k

Historical salary for Announcers in the United States

Announcer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Announcer Salary in Maryland $21.61 $44,940 # 1
Announcer Salary in New York $23.89 $49,700 # 2
Announcer Salary in Oregon $18.68 $38,860 # 3
Announcer Salary in California $20.29 $42,200 # 4
Announcer Salary in District of Columbia $26.46 $55,030 # 5
Announcer Salary in Utah $21.26 $44,220 # 6
Announcer Salary in Colorado $18.22 $37,900 # 7
Announcer Salary in Texas $17.33 $36,040 # 8
Announcer Salary in Nevada $17.75 $36,930 # 9
Announcer Salary in Washington $16.19 $33,680 # 10
Announcer Salary in Georgia $14.96 $31,110 # 11
Announcer Salary in Alaska $18.83 $39,180 # 12
Announcer Salary in Minnesota $16.06 $33,400 # 13
Announcer Salary in Hawaii $15.97 $33,220 # 14
Announcer Salary in North Carolina $10.65 $22,160 # 15
Announcer Salary in Florida $13.89 $28,900 # 16
Announcer Salary in New Jersey $15.11 $31,420 # 17
Announcer Salary in Illinois $13.28 $27,630 # 18
Announcer Salary in South Carolina $11.93 $24,820 # 19
Announcer Salary in Virginia $14.72 $30,610 # 20
Announcer Salary in Ohio $15.31 $31,840 # 21
Announcer Salary in Oklahoma $12.32 $25,620 # 22
Announcer Salary in Connecticut $12.73 $26,470 # 23
Announcer Salary in Wisconsin $12.24 $25,450 # 24
Announcer Salary in Missouri $11.87 $24,690 # 25
Announcer Salary in Louisiana $12.87 $26,770 # 26
Announcer Salary in Pennsylvania $10.56 $21,960 # 27
Announcer Salary in Michigan $12.41 $25,810 # 28
Announcer Salary in Rhode Island $13.54 $28,160 # 29
Announcer Salary in Tennessee $11.44 $23,790 # 30
Announcer Salary in Nebraska $13.28 $27,610 # 31
Announcer Salary in New Mexico $13.39 $27,860 # 32
Announcer Salary in Alabama $12.75 $26,510 # 33
Announcer Salary in Indiana $13.13 $27,320 # 34
Announcer Salary in Vermont $14.05 $29,230 # 35
Announcer Salary in New Hampshire $12.58 $26,160 # 36
Announcer Salary in South Dakota $14.10 $29,330 # 37
Announcer Salary in Kansas $11.36 $23,620 # 38
Announcer Salary in Maine $13.57 $28,220 # 39
Announcer Salary in Montana $12.98 $26,990 # 40
Announcer Salary in North Dakota $13.47 $28,020 # 41
Announcer Salary in Iowa $11.84 $24,620 # 42
Announcer Salary in Wyoming $13.09 $27,240 # 43
Announcer Salary in West Virginia $9.67 $20,100 # 44
Announcer Salary in Arkansas $10.14 $21,090 # 45
Announcer Salary in Idaho $11.08 $23,050 # 46
Announcer Salary in Mississippi $10.39 $21,620 # 47
Announcer Salary in Kentucky $10.17 $21,160 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become an Announcer

Interested in becoming an Announcer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good announcer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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