The average salary for a Newscaster is $53,458 per year.

$23,489 - $102,129
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MEDIAN: $53,457
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$23,489 - $102,129  
   
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$23,672 - $111,504  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 16

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Job Description for Newscaster

Newscasters report the news to the public, usually live and "on-air" via radio, television, or internet broadcasts. The main goal is to present current news stories in an interesting and cohesive way, which requires a great deal of preparation and working with a range of professionals to investigate and develop stories into presentable formats.

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Key Stats for Newscaster

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%
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Experience Affects Newscaster Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 41%

National Average
$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 33%
vision benefits
Vision: 17%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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