Newscaster Salary (United States)

Pay for Newscasters in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $49,321 annually. Pay begins at $30,339 on the low end and climbs to $102,194 per year near the top. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, more than half are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by 43 percent and dental insurance is reported by around one third. Making up 78 percent of the field, male Newscasters greatly outnumber their female counterparts. Work is enjoyable for Newscasters, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Newscaster Salary (?
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$30,837 - $100,952
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MEDIAN: $49,225
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National Salary Data

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$30,837 - $100,952  
   
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$0.00 - $12,365  
Total Pay (?
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$30,339 - $102,194  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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Experience Affects Newscaster Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 62%
Experienced
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National Average
$49,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 43% dental benefits Dental: 38%
vision benefits Vision: 36% employee benefits None: 54%
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