Experienced News Anchor Salary

A big portion of take-home pay for Experienced News Anchors — more than half, in fact — arrives through commissions. This profession's median overall income is approximately $71K. 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. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Most Experienced News Anchors like their work and job satisfaction is high. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$39,889 - $136,467
$40K
$68K
$140K
MEDIAN: $68,456
10%
50%
90%

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$17.50 - $34.00
$24
MEDIAN: $24.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$39,889 - $136,467  
   
Bonus
$986 - $30,134  
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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$40,416 - $136,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 379
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.00  
   
Overtime
$44.23  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $30,134  
   
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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$40,416 - $136,635  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 9

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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 15 votes.
10-19 years
81%
20 years or more
19%
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Skills That Affect News Anchor Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲3%

National Average
$71,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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