Radio and Television Announcers (27-3011)

Occupation description:  Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests. Excludes Broadcast News Analysts (27-3021).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 166146 -12.00 55
United States 42,30036,300 -14.30 1,2201,220

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 23.168.8410.43 15.1024.5243.13
Alaska 26.5912.7915.85 21.4628.8937.64
Anchorage/Mat-Su Area 34.3412.4018.66 27.3131.7663.67

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
14121 14.942.4 26.4
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation75
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation42
UI claimants previously working in occupation11
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 109
Number of job position postings 6
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 18.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Bachelor’s degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Communication BA

University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau   (Juneau)
Communication BLA