How much does a Sports Broadcaster make in the United States? The average Sports Broadcaster salary in the United States is $51,382 as of January 29, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $38,536 and $64,227. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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Job Openings for Sports Broadcaster
Sinclair Broadcast Group - Lynchburg , VA
We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the ...
Joblift - 23 days ago
Sinclair Broadcast Group - Arlington , VA
We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the ...
Joblift - 65 days ago
Sinclair Broadcast Group - Arlington , VA
We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the ...
Joblift - 71 days ago
Sinclair Broadcast Group - Richmond , VA
We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the ...
Joblift - 76 days ago
Sports Media - Arlington , VA
Be part of a growing online news team producing national content for Sinclair Broadcast Group's network of news sites. We're looking for a talented and creative journalist with an ability to learn ...
workinsports - 7 days ago
Cox Communications Inc - Chesapeake , VA
... to today's top sports, entertainment, and information networks on cable television. Anyone ... Minimum * 1+ years of cable, broadcast, advertising sales/support or marketing experience
Cox Corporate - 23 days ago

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