News Anchor Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

Earnings for News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills come in at around $56K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. The majority of News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Women make up the majority of News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills (63 percent) who completed the questionnaire. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,716 - $190,022
(Median)
$31K
$56K
$190K
MEDIAN: $55,910
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$9.07 - $19.94
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$9
$14
$20
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$30,716 - $190,022  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
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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$29,455 - $170,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 134
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $19.94  
   
Overtime
$10.17 - $26.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,426  
   
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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$29,455 - $170,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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. The median compensation for relatively untried workers is $43K; in the five-to-10 year group, it's higher at around $55K. News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills bring in $64K after working for 10 to 20 years. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $92K on average.

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Experience Affects News Anchor with Media / Public Relations skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

National Average
$55,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

Entry-Level
up arrow 22%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%
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