In a profession for which the median take-home is approximately $69K, slightly more than half of overall earnings for Experienced News Anchors arrives through commissions. Male Experienced News Anchors are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 50 percent of the field. Women Experienced News Anchors who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Most Experienced News Anchors report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a fair number earn dental coverage.

$39,656 - $132,356
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MEDIAN: $66,665
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$14.52 - $44.38
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,656 - $132,356  
   
Bonus
$986 - $29,441  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
Commission
$37,500  
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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$39,764 - $132,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 396
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.52 - $44.38  
   
Overtime
$38.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $29,441  
   
Commission
$37,500  
Profit Sharing
$8,500  
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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$39,764 - $132,203  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Key Stats for News Anchor

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
081
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect News Anchor Salaries

Media / Public Relations
up arrow 5%

Oral / Verbal Communication
0%

National Average
$69,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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