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Occupational Employment Statistics


DETAILED OCCUPATION DATA

27-3011 Radio and Television Announcers



Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests. Excludes “Broadcast News Analysts” (27-3021).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
Southeast Minnesota 7016$16.26/hr$11.70/hr$12.30/hr$15.02/hr$19.40/hr$24.04/hr


IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Trade, Transportation and UtilitiesN/AN/A
Information710$15.24/hr
Education and Health ServicesN/AN/A
Leisure and HospitalityN/AN/A
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public AdministrationN/AN/A
 
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
Duluth MN-WI MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Northeast Balance of State 30$15.24/hrN/A
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA 40$18.97/hrN/A
St Cloud MN MSA 40$19.73/hrN/A
Northeast Minnesota 50$15.01/hr5.9%
Southeast Minnesota 70$15.02/hr3.6%
Fargo ND-MN MSA 70$23.44/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 70$15.06/hrN/A
Central Minnesota 80$17.91/hr8.0%
Southwest Minnesota 90$15.17/hr3.7%
Southeast Balance of State 90$14.93/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 110$14.93/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 120$14.93/hrN/A
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 300$17.21/hr12.0%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 300$17.21/hrN/A
Minnesota 730$15.23/hr3.3%


Occupations Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2020-2030
News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists 610$19.12/hr4.6%
Film and Video Editors 210$24.14/hr20.9%
Editors 1,580$31.15/hr-2.5%


  • Operate control consoles.
  • Announce musical selections, station breaks, commercials, or public service information, and accept requests from listening audience.
  • Identify stations, and introduce or close shows, ad-libbing or using memorized or read scripts.
  • Keep daily program logs to provide information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions.
  • Comment on music and other matters, such as weather or traffic conditions.
  • Record commercials for later broadcast.
  • Select program content, in conjunction with producers and assistants, based on factors such as program specialties, audience tastes, or requests from the public.
  • Give network cues permitting selected stations to receive programs.
  • Prepare and deliver news, sports, or weather reports, gathering and rewriting material so that it will convey required information and fit specific time slots.
  • Keep daily program logs to provide information on all elements aired during broadcast, such as musical selections and station promotions.