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Evening Anchor Salary

Three in four 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 $200K per year, and the average comes out to $74K per year. Experience level and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 55 percent. Evening Anchors largely appreciate their work and find this position highly satisfactory.

$39,886 - $198,659
(Median)
$40K
$74K
$200K
MEDIAN: $73,607
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$39,886 - $198,659  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $30,000  
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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$39,614 - $200,000  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 126

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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 rich background of experience are typically rewarded with larger paychecks. Survey participants with less than five years' experience pocket $43K on average, but those with five to 10 years of experience enjoy a much bigger median of $67K. Evening Anchors see a median salary of $79K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $100K.

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Experience Affects Evening Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 37%

Experienced
up arrow 8%

National Average
$73,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Entry-Level
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
11%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
45%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 6%
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