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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.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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.

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
93
RATINGS
Announcers average a score of 2.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Announcers in the 15th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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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 69% 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
Source:

Historical salary for Announcers in the United States

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

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
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