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Radio and Television Announcers in California

Want to work in California as a Radio or Television Announcer? Read this first!

-5% Jobs Projection
$47,860 Median Salary
370 Job Openings

While jobs for Radio and Television Announcers in California are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Radio and Television Announcers in California is expected to decrease.

  • Radio and Television Announcers in California earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Radio and Television Announcers Work in California?

There were approximately 2,780 workers employed as Radio and Television Announcers in this state in 2018.

There were 2,880 Radio and Television Announcers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 100 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Radio and Television Announcers in CA Employment Trend

The typical state has 340 Radio and Television Announcers working in it, which means California has more Radio and Television Announcers than average.

Radio and Television Announcers in CA vs. the Average State

Job Projections for California

Jobs for Radio and Television Announcers in this state are declining at a rate of 4.8% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Radio and Television Announcers: Nation vs. CA

California Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 370 annual Radio and Television Announcers job openings in California, and 4,000 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,200 annual jobs and 36,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Radio and Television Announcers Make in California?

In 2018 wages for Radio and Television Announcers ranged from $25,680 to $189,390 with $47,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.35 to $91.05. The median hourly rate was $23.01.

The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Radio and Television Announcers Earnings: CA vs. National Average

Top California Metros for Radio and Television Announcers

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Radio and Television Announcers.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 1,270 $46,340
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 450 n/a
San Diego-Carlsbad, CA 160 $51,510
Sacramento–Roseville–Arden-Arcade, CA 140 $64,780
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 120 n/a
Fresno, CA 110 $40,970
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 70 $38,070
Santa Rosa, CA 30 $36,150

Top States for Radio and Television Announcers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Radio and Television Announcers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 2,780 $47,860
Texas 2,320 $36,120
New York 1,690 $39,710
Florida 1,350 $36,020
Pennsylvania 1,200 $27,880
Ohio 1,080 $32,870
Illinois 920 $35,970
Minnesota 890 $0
Missouri 890 $23,420
Michigan 850 $28,880
North Carolina 820 $29,690
Georgia 750 $35,340
Washington 630 $0
Wisconsin 620 $32,930
Tennessee 600 $26,330
Virginia 580 $32,270
Kentucky 540 $26,150
Kansas 530 $26,610
Iowa 530 $28,350
Arizona 520 $29,020

Below are the states where Radio and Television Announcers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $64,580
California $47,860
Massachusetts $44,490
Alaska $41,650
Idaho $40,270
Maryland $40,200
New York $39,710
Utah $36,580
Wyoming $36,310
Texas $36,120

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Occupation CA Employment Total
Public Address System and Other Announcers 1,340

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