Radio and Television Announcers

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Occupation Description

Radio and television announcers use scripted materials to announce news reports or commercials for radio or television. They may broadcast artist or name of performance, identify station, or interview guests.

Estimated Income

Lower End
Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

31340

Job Openings By 2020

17200

Growth Rate

6.9%

Required Education

Bachelor's degree
Specific Programs:
Bachelors of Communications
Bachelors of Journalism

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth