Experienced News Anchor Salary

A large fraction of take-home pay for Experienced News Anchors comes from commissions — a little over a half on average, in fact. The median overall income in this field is approximately $72K. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 50 percent. Women are just slightly outnumbered, with male Experienced News Anchors making up 50 percent of survey respondents. Job satisfaction for Experienced News Anchors is high. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$40,105 - $137,731
$40K
$70K
$140K
MEDIAN: $69,583
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
$40,105 - $137,731  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $30,000  
Profit Sharing
$6,750  
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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$40,645 - $137,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 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
$1,000 - $30,000  
   
Commission
$37,500  
Profit Sharing
$6,750  
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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$40,645 - $137,885  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 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 16 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Skills That Affect News Anchor Salaries

Media / Public Relations
▲2%

National Average
$72,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼5%

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: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 6%
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