Newscaster

Newscaster Job Description

Radio and Television Announcers Talk on radio or television. May interview guests, act as master of ceremonies, read news flashes, identify station by giving call letters, or announce song title and artist. Broadcast News Analysts Analyze, interpret, and broadcast news received from various sources.

Newscaster Salary Statistics as of 2013

Average annual salary for a Newscaster is $50919 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2013. The highest salary recorded was $82511. The lowest salary was $32268. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Median hourly wage for a Newscaster is $25.32 based on statistics in the U.S. as of 2013. The highest hourly rate recorded was $41.03. The lowest hourly rate recorded was $16.05. These figures will vary on a state to state basis as these are averages across all 50 states.

Bonuses for a Newscaster are based on the years of experience using statistics from the U.S. as of 2013. The average bonus recorded was $0 from people with 15+ years of experience. The average bonus recorded was $6000 from people with under 1 year of experience.

These are the highest paying states for a Newscaster. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2013.
California – n/a
New York – n/a

These are the highest paying cities for a Newscaster. These numbers are based of the median annual salary as of 2013.
New York, New York –

This chart outlines the average annual salary of a Newscaster from the past 5 years. In 2012 the average annual salary was $50919 while in 2007 it was just $47221.4

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Gender Statistics

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33%

Based on our stats gathered across the U.S. 67% of Newscasters were males while 33% were females. These numbers are based on averages across all states combined. Some individual states may have a much different ratio however.

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