Sports Broadcaster Salary in the United States

How much does a Sports Broadcaster make in the United States? The average Sports Broadcaster salary in the United States is $50,172 as of August 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $37,629 and $62,715. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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What is a Sports Broadcaster?

In sports broadcasting, a sports commentator (also known as sports announcer, sportscaster or play-by-play announcer) gives a running commentary of a game or event in real time, usually during a live broadcast, traditionally delivered in the historical present tense. Radio was the first medium for sports broadcasts, and radio commentators must describe all aspects of the action to listeners who cannot see it for themselves. In the case of televised sports coverage, commentators are usually presented as a voiceover, with images of the contest shown on viewers' screens and sounds of the action a...

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Sports Broadcaster in the United States. The base salary for Sports Broadcaster ranges from $37,629 to $62,715 with the average base salary of $50,172. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $37,629 to $62,715 with the average total cash compensation of $50,172.

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