Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

3.2/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
51%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-11.4%
by 2031
WAGES
$37,630
or $18.09 hourly
VOLUME
24,580
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 51% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' job openings is expected to decline by -11.4% by 2031
'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' was $37,630, or $18.09 hourly
'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' are paid 17.8% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys?

As of 2021 there were 24,580 people employed as Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys.

Job description

Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio, television, or other communications media. May play and queue music, announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests.

SOC Code: 27-3011.00

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Comments

Peter g says
It depends if the AI can replicate “LETS GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!”, too
Jul 22, 2021 at 08:53 AM
Jessen (Highly likely) says
AI can read the text, have good pronounce, and zero mistakes. It will improve the TV and Radio industry.
Sep 19, 2019 at 03:54 PM
ooga booga says
you don't "have good pronounce".
Feb 04, 2021 at 06:31 PM
MJ MADONSELA (Likely) says
since the internet is introduced to everyone of every age now days, few people will be on the TV screens reporting but rather, will post whatever is happening via the internet and by so doing a few people will be pinned on TVs.
Aug 19, 2019 at 10:46 AM

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