Current’s first-ever pubmedia salary survey finds age and gender gaps, higher union wages

It’s usually stated that nobody works in public media for the cash. But that doesn’t imply the cash doesn’t matter.

Pay fairness and transparency round salaries have more and more turn out to be subjects of dialog all through public media. To assist inform these conversations, this spring Current performed its first-ever survey of public media salaries. Now, we’re ready to share the results.

We fielded our survey from March 24 to April 26, searching for responses from full-time staff working for public media stations, networks and nationwide organizations. We ended up with 1,909 responses that met these standards and have been full sufficient to make use of. According to CPB, public TV and radio stations employed 14,712 full-time staff in 2020. That doesn’t embrace folks at networks and nationwide organizations. So we bought responses from considerably lower than 13% of the system’s staff.

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