Newscaster Salary (United States)

A typical Newscaster in the United States can expect to take home roughly $49,321 per year. Pay ranges from $30,339 on the low end to $102,194 per year on the higher side. While more than half report receiving no health benefits, 54 percent do receive medical coverage, and around one third have dental, as well. Male Newscasters are far more common in the field than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The figures in this outline were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
Newscaster Salary (?
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$30,837 - $100,952
(Median)
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100K
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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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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