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News Anchor Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

Earnings for News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills come in at around $56K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills. There are more female News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 64 percent. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$30,380 - $193,916
MEDIAN: $56,491

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$30,380 - $193,916  
$0.00 - $35,000  
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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).
$29,042 - $157,812  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 112

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Pay by Experience Level for News Anchor with Media / Public Relations skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Average salaries for inexperienced employees average out to around $44K, but folks who have five to 10 years of experience earn a higher median of $56K. News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $62K. Survey participants who have worked for more than two decades report bringing in $100K on average.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.


64 %
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 59% employee benefits None: 9%