CMB Salary Survey: What Are Your Employees Worth?

Are you fairly compensating your employees for their job position and market size? How much are your employees worth?

Christian Music Broadcasters is committed to equipping you with the most current information available, which is why we have partnered with Miller Kaplan Arase LLP to conduct our bi-annual salary survey. This survey is designed to gather compensation and responsibility information to provide insight into Christian broadcaster compensation levels. The key to the most accurate data is your station’s involvement!
The survey will cover fringe benefits as well as these positions:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • General Manager 
  • Assistant General Manager 
  • Station Manager
  • Program Director 
  • Assistant Program Director
  • Morning Announcer 
  • Afternoon Announcer 
  • Midday Announcer 
  • Evening Announcer 
  • Overnight Announcer
  • Music Director 
  • Production Director
  • Promotions Director
  • Promotions Manager
  • Remote Ops Engineer
  • Chief Engineer
  • Broadcast Engineer
  • Online Comm. Specialist/Webmaster
  • Morning Drive Producer
  • News Director
  • Donor Development
  • Traffic Director

Because your confidentiality is important, Miller Kaplan Arase LLP will conduct this survey as an independent third-party to ensure confidentiality of each company’s data and of the survey of this report.
We’d appreciate your reply by February 28, 2017. 
The results will be free to all Gold Members and participating stations. Pricing for Silver Members is $49.

Should you have any questions on the survey, please contact Michelle Younkman (Executive Director, CMB) or Andrew Rosen (Partner, Miller Kaplan). 
To opt in to the survey, please request a secure web account for your HR manager.

Request a secure survey account for CMB Salary Survey



CMB Support Contact Info
CMB Multimedia Manager – Jessica Arrendell
CMB Manager of Strategic Partnerships and Education – Cari Kates
CMB Event Manager – Brittany Whatley
CMB Executive Director – Michelle Younkman

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