Announcers

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Total Workforce

43.7k

Average Age

40.3

Average Salary

$55,004

Average Male Salary

$58,622

Average Female Salary

$43,354

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Announcers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Broadcasting (except internet) is the industry that employs the most Announcers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Announcers, by average wage, is Internet publishing, broadcasting & web search portals. Announcers are paid most in LA City (Central/Pacific Palisades) PUMA, CA but are relatively concentrated in St. Lawrence County PUMA, NY.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$55,004

AVERAGE SALARY

± $10,046

In 2017, Announcers earned an average of $55,004, $2,939 more than than the average national salary of $52,065.

Artists & related workers make somewhat more than Announcers while Health diagnosing & treating practitioners, all other make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Announcers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

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Wage Distribution

0.589

WAGE GINI

In 2017, Announcers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.589, which is higher than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed less evenly for Announcers (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 Announcers.

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Spatial Concentration

PUMAs with a Relatively High Concentration of Announcers

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Announcers.

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Industries

Most Common

The most common industries employing Announcers, by number of employees, are Broadcasting (except internet), Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries, and Amusement & Recreation.

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Industries by Share

43.7k

2017 Workforce

± 5,132

2.81%

1 YEAR GROWTH

± 16.3%

The number of people employed as Announcers has been growing at a rate of 2.81%, from 42,507 people in 2016 to 43,700 people in 2017.

This graphic shows the share of Announcers employed by various industries. Broadcasting (except internet) employs the largest share of Announcers at  55.3%, followed by Performing arts, spectator sports & related industries with 24.3% and Amusement & Recreation with 4.24%.

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Diversity

Demographic information on Announcers in the US. The average age of male Announcers in the workforce is 40.2 and of female Announcers is 40.4, and the most common race/ethnicity for Announcers is White.

Gender Composition

33.3k

MALE WORKFORCE

± 4,483

10.4k

FEMALE WORKFORCE

± 2,498

76.3% of Announcers are Male, making them the more common gender in the occupation. This chart shows the gender breakdown of Announcers.

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Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Announcers

  1. White

  2. Black

  3. Asian

73.5% of Announcers are White, making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 17.3% of Announcers, Black is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Announcers.

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Age by Gender

40.2

AVERAGE MALE AGE

± 1.9

40.4

AVERAGE FEMALE AGE

± 3.53

The median age of Announcers is 40.3, and Male employees are generally 0.148 years younger than than their Female counterparts.

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Education

Data on higher education choices for Announcers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Announcers is Communications but a relatively high number of Announcers hold a major in Communications.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.

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Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Announcers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Announcers need many skills, but most especially Speaking, Reading Comprehension, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Announcers need more than the average amount of Speaking, Social Perceptiveness, and Service Orientation.

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