WWE Commentators Salaries on 3 Franchise 2018 (Annual & PPVs)

Posted on October 23, 2018, 6:17 am
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WWE Commentators are paid highly for their commenting and entertaining responsibilities in the game. Commentators are considered as the charming part of broadcasting the game of WWE among various types of people as for understanding and concentrate on the game. In every moment of the game, the speeches of Commentators are the most realistic matter. In that case, a simple fault of talking against one team or a player can make a big turn in the game. The WWE Commentators are responsible for doing their duties and they are paid salaries well for their jobs and responsibilities. The paying rate for the Commentators may change on the basis of the weight and period of the matches. WWE Commentators Salaries are far more than the other sports categories. It’s so dangerous to commenting the game while the fighters are close to the commenting box with heavy actions.

WWE Commentators Salaries on 3 Franchise 2018WWE Commentators Salaries are given for their consistent and restless commenting over the gaming period with accurate information. There are professional Commentators who give speeches during the fight.

Michael Cole, Booker-T, Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Marcelo Rodriguez, Mauro Ranallo, Byron Saxton, Lita, Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, Funaki, David Otunga are of the most professional Commentators of the WWE matches.

They are most aware of the rules and regulations of the WWE. It’s one of the biggest games in the world. So, the responsibilities and commenting are also much harder to present over the large audiences.

WWE Commentators Salaries 2018 Up to Date List

WWE Commentators salaries are given on three categories of game. The first category is Per Match Fees, and the second is High profile fight fees of the Commentators.

The top name WWE Commentators highlights the Michael Cole, Booker-T, Tom Phillips, Corey Graves, Marcelo Rodriguez, Mauro Ranallo, Byron Saxton, Lita, Vic Joseph, Nigel McGuinness, Funaki, David Otunga, and some others are most popular in commenting in the game.

Let’s have a look to the WWE Commentators Salaries-2018 list with franchise and summary view.

SL/No. Name Title Franchise Annual Salary
1. David Otunga Pre-show analyst for pay-per-views SmackDown $180,000
2. Funaki Japanese color commentator on pay-per-views Japanese-language Raw $180,000
3. Nigel McGuinness Color commentator on NXT, 205 Live, and Main Event NXT $200,000
4. Vic Joseph Lead commentator on 205 Live and Main Event Backstage interviewer on NXT NXT $200,000
5. Lita leading lady in the commentary for the Mae Young Classic event Mae Young Classic $200,000
6. Byron Saxton Color commentator on SmackDown and pay-per-views SmackDown $250,000
7. Mauro Ranallo The lead commentator on NXT NXT $250,000
8. Marcelo Rodriguez Spanish color commentator on RAW and pay-per-views Raw $300,000
9. Corey Graves Color commentator on Raw, SmackDown and pay-per-views SmackDown $400,000
10. Tom Phillips Lead commentator for SmackDown and pay-per-views SmackDown $450,000
11. Booker-T Color commentator on Raw and pay-per-views Raw $550,000
12. Michael Cole Lead Commentator Raw $650,000

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As for other games of boxing and NBA, There are mainly three categories while offering salaries to the WWE Commentators -those are the Pre-show analyst for pay-per-views, Color commentator and Lead Commentators. They are paid double when they selected for the high profile title fight.

It’s much tougher to commenting before a huge crowd. The Pre-show analyst for pay-per-views Commentators is not selected to operate the games in case of high and big fight matches. In big matches, the Lead Commentators are selected and they are paid around thousands of dollars for each match.

But in low voltage matches where the Commentators are most junior level, they are paid around slightly lower than the lead for per match. The annual paid rate also varies between the Pre-show analyst Commentators and Lead Commentators. Where Pre-show analyst is paid $180,000 per year and the Lead Commentators are paid $650,000 per year.

WWE Commentators are paid highly for their absolute and concrete responsibilities in entertaining the game. Sometimes they are paid with huge reward besides their salaries amount according to their decisions and match value.

WWE Commentators are recognized with huge courageous when they talk during the turning point of the match. They are very much appreciated for their hard full duties. It’s very hard to appear the game before a large crowd. So, the salary of the WWE Commentators is big enough as their duties.