Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

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Total Workforce

30.9k

Average Age

42.5

Average Salary

$61,987

Average Male Salary

$70,312

Average Female Salary

$42,736

About

Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are most often employed by the Broadcasting (except internet) industry. The average yearly wage for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys was $61,987 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys by wage are Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products, Control & valve installers & repairers, and Fire inspectors.

The top 3 locations that employ the most Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are . The top 3 locations with a relatively high concentration of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are .

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys and on wages and locations for those in the field. Broadcasting (except internet) is the industry that employs the most Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, by average wage, is Restaurants & Food Services. Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are paid most in false but are relatively concentrated in false.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$61,987

AVERAGE SALARY

± $13,620

In 2018, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys earned an average of $61,987, $8,099 more than than the average national salary of $53,888.

Buyers & purchasing agents, farm products make somewhat more than Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys while Control & valve installers & repairers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.578

WAGE GINI

In 2018, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.578, which is higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

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Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys.

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Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, by number of employees, are Broadcasting (except internet), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges, and Independent artists, writers, and performers.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, by average wage, are Restaurants & Food Services, Broadcasting (except internet), and Spectator sports.

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Industries by Share

30.9k

2018 Workforce

± 4,315

This graphic shows the share of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys employed by various industries. Broadcasting (except internet) employs the largest share of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys at  70.8%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 4.57% and Independent artists, writers, and performers with 3.68%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys in the US. The average age of male Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys in the workforce is 44.2 and of female Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys is 38.6, and the most common race/ethnicity for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys is White (Non-Hispanic).

Gender Composition

21.6k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 3,605

9.33k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,371

69.8% of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

  2. Black (Non-Hispanic)

  3. White (Hispanic)

77.3% of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 11.9% of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, Black (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys.

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Age by Gender

44.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 2.64

38.6

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.55

The median age of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys is 42.5, and Male employees are generally 5.58 years older than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys is Communications but a relatively high number of Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys hold a major in Communication Technologies.

Majors

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