Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys

5.5/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
7%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
10.3%
by 2030
WAGES
$36,770
or $17.68 hourly
VOLUME
27,290
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 7% (Totally Safe)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

How likely do you think this occupation will be taken over by robots/AI within the next 20 years?

How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' job openings is expected to rise 10.3% by 2030
'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' is expected to be a fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

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

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' was $36,770, or $17.68 hourly
'Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys' are paid 12.3% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 27,290 people employed as Broadcast Announcers and Radio Disc Jockeys.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the United States.

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

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
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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