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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 $14.32. Hourly wages typically start from $8.47 and go up to $38.46.

Average Announcer Yearly Salary in the United States

Announcers earn a median salary of $29,790 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,610 and go up to $80,000.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Announcer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Announcer Earnings

The highest earning Announcers in the United States earn:

$38.46
an hour
$80,000
per year
Senior Announcer Earnings

Senior Announcers in the United States earn:

$22.41
an hour
$46,610
per year
Experienced Announcer Earnings

Experienced Announcers in the United States earn:

$14.32
an hour
$29,790
per year
Junior Announcer Earnings

Junior Announcers in the United States earn:

$9.72
an hour
$20,220
per year
Starting Announcer Earnings

Starting Announcers in the United States earn:

$8.47
an hour
$17,610
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 86% of all careers in the United States.

Filmmaker Salary $69k
Talent Agent Salary $64k
News Anchor Salary $61k
Television Writer Salary $58k
Film and Video Editor Salary $57k
Court Reporter Salary $49k
Camera Operator Salary $48k
Model Maker Salary $30k
Announcer Salary $29k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary $20k

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 District of Columbia $25.40 $52,830 # 1
Announcer Salary in Nevada $20.75 $43,150 # 2
Announcer Salary in California $16.69 $34,720 # 3
Announcer Salary in Arizona $14.33 $29,800 # 4
Announcer Salary in Colorado $19.68 $40,940 # 5
Announcer Salary in Texas $17.76 $36,950 # 6
Announcer Salary in Alaska $22.21 $46,190 # 7
Announcer Salary in Utah $17.94 $37,320 # 8
Announcer Salary in Oregon $16.46 $34,240 # 9
Announcer Salary in Maryland $19.38 $40,300 # 10
Announcer Salary in Minnesota $16.50 $34,330 # 11
Announcer Salary in Georgia $14.78 $30,750 # 12
Announcer Salary in New Jersey $19.06 $39,650 # 13
Announcer Salary in Illinois $15.15 $31,510 # 14
Announcer Salary in North Carolina $11.76 $24,470 # 15
Announcer Salary in Virginia $15.13 $31,480 # 16
Announcer Salary in Ohio $13.70 $28,490 # 17
Announcer Salary in Pennsylvania $11.79 $24,520 # 18
Announcer Salary in Florida $14.25 $29,650 # 19
Announcer Salary in Wisconsin $13.90 $28,900 # 20
Announcer Salary in Rhode Island $14.25 $29,630 # 21
Announcer Salary in Hawaii $16.50 $34,330 # 22
Announcer Salary in Louisiana $13.48 $28,030 # 23
Announcer Salary in New Hampshire $14.76 $30,700 # 24
Announcer Salary in South Carolina $11.41 $23,730 # 25
Announcer Salary in Connecticut $11.84 $24,630 # 26
Announcer Salary in Nebraska $13.14 $27,340 # 27
Announcer Salary in Michigan $12.62 $26,250 # 28
Announcer Salary in Missouri $11.67 $24,260 # 29
Announcer Salary in Indiana $11.67 $24,270 # 30
Announcer Salary in Tennessee $10.53 $21,900 # 31
Announcer Salary in Iowa $11.54 $24,000 # 32
Announcer Salary in Vermont $13.36 $27,800 # 33
Announcer Salary in North Dakota $13.20 $27,460 # 34
Announcer Salary in Kansas $11.93 $24,820 # 35
Announcer Salary in South Dakota $13.84 $28,800 # 36
Announcer Salary in Montana $13.11 $27,280 # 37
Announcer Salary in Alabama $10.71 $22,280 # 38
Announcer Salary in Oklahoma $10.22 $21,260 # 39
Announcer Salary in Maine $12.86 $26,760 # 40
Announcer Salary in West Virginia $10.48 $21,800 # 41
Announcer Salary in New Mexico $10.64 $22,120 # 42
Announcer Salary in Idaho $11.50 $23,920 # 43
Announcer Salary in Wyoming $11.89 $24,730 # 44
Announcer Salary in Mississippi $9.82 $20,430 # 45
Announcer Salary in Arkansas $10.24 $21,310 # 46
Announcer Salary in Kentucky $10.57 $21,980 # 47
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

    A certificate or associates degree is required to be an Announcer. A communications degree is preferred.

  3. Get Hired

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    Would you like to post jobs on this career? Find the best candidates using Sokanu's new psychometric job platform. Visit employers.sokanu.com today.