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Evening Anchor Salary

More than two-thirds of Evening Anchors in the United States are seasoned employees who have more than 10 years of experience in the field. Pay ranges from $40K to $185K per year, and the average comes out to $73K annually. Most people is this field find their work highly enjoyable. Most enjoy medical while the greater part get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to about one-half. Women make up a slight majority of Evening Anchors (55 percent) survey respondents. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.
$40,626 - $190,030
(Median)
41K
73K
100K
190K
MEDIAN: $73,003
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National Salary Data

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$40,626 - $190,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,434  
Total Pay (?
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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$39,877 - $184,853  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 104
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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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Experience Affects Evening Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 31%

Experienced
up arrow 6%

National Average
$72,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 7%