A Morning Weather Anchor earns an average salary of $52,190 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$27,168 - $98,633
MEDIAN: $52,190

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$27,168 - $98,633  
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$26,822 - $97,871  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Morning Weather Anchor

Morning weather anchors work for television stations and present the weather to viewing audiences in the morning hours. These anchors have an abundance of duties which must be fulfilled, most of which fall under preparation for actually presenting the news. Although anchors usually work indoors at television stations, some may also travel in order to better depict particular weather conditions.


Morning Weather Anchor Tasks

  • Analyze data and charts to produce concise weather forecasts.
  • Create, update, explain, document, and share weather models and forecasts.
  • Issue warnings, advisories and bulletins.
  • Create reports and presentations to inform a variety of users about specific conditions.

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What is it like working as a Morning Weather Anchor?

Morning Weather Anchor in Twin Falls:
"Morning Meteorologist."
Pros: Lot's of fun. Get to do what I love to talk about, the weather! Get to be on TV and able to be recognized throughout the community.
Cons: Hours aren't great. Pay is poor. Not the most up to date equipment.

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Experience Affects Morning Weather Anchor Salaries

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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 17%