News Anchor Salary with Media / Public Relations skills

The average News Anchor with Media / Public Relations skills earns approximately $56K annually. 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. Female News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$30,844 - $182,214
(Median)
$31K
$56K
$180K
MEDIAN: $55,645
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$9.07 - $19.94
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$9
$14
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$30,844 - $182,214  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,273  
Total Pay (?
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$29,570 - $161,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 138
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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 - $20,273  
   
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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$29,570 - $161,073  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 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 with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $44K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $55K. News Anchors with Media / Public Relations skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $64K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $92K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

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Experience Affects News Anchor with Media / Public Relations skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 67%

Experienced
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
0%

National Average
$55,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%
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