Evening Anchor Salary

The majority of Evening Anchors in the United States — about three in four — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $40K to $187K per year, and the median is $76K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Something to celebrate is that most people in this position are highly satisfied with their jobs. Women make up a slight majority of Evening Anchors (55 percent) survey respondents. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part.

$40,145 - $192,707

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$40,145 - $192,707  
   
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$0.00 - $30,201  
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$39,886 - $186,506  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 133
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Job Description for Evening Anchor

  • Write and deliver news stories in an articulate and clear manner.
  • Act as a field reporter as assigned.
  • Present news stories and other content.

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Pay by Experience Level for Evening Anchor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Evening Anchors with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Salaries of relatively inexperienced workers fall in the neighborhood of $44K, but folks who have racked up five to 10 years see a notably higher median of $70K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $80K. Professionals with deep experience (more than 20 years) report prosperous salaries in six-figure territory; the median for this crowd is approximately $101K.

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Experience Affects Evening Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$75,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 4%
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