Morning Anchor Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Morning Anchor is $54,235 per year.
Morning Anchor Salary (?
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$34,250 - $102,899
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MEDIAN: $54,235
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National Salary Data

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$34,250 - $102,899  
   
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$0.00 - $12,080  
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$33,900 - $105,842  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 112
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Job Description for Morning Anchor

  • Cover breaking news stories in real time and follow along with updates.
  • Research and develop news stories from the idea stages to a written script.
  • Venture into the field to cover live events and unfolding stories as they happen.
  • Present both live and pre-recorded daily news stories in a professional manner on television.
  • Send timely updates via social media to engage the viewing audience and keep them informed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Morning Anchor

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Experience Affects Morning Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 67%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 8%