Sports Anchor Salary

Sports Anchors in the United States can expect wages of $46K per year on average. Most Sports Anchors survey respondents are men (76 percent). Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and a little over a half earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.
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$29,032 - $95,000
(Median)
$29K
$46K
$95K
MEDIAN: $46,390
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$9.14 - $24.66
(Median)
$9
$12
$25
MEDIAN: $11.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$29,032 - $95,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
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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$23,671 - $89,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 99
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.14 - $24.66  
   
Overtime
$18.02  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,213  
   
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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$23,671 - $89,865  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Sports Anchor

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


In general, experience and pay appear to be strongly linked; those with more experience usually bring in higher incomes. Someone who has worked for fewer than five years earns around $38K on average. Individuals with five to 10 years of experience don't get much more, though; the average income in this group is $51K. Sports Anchors bring in $70K 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 $97K on average.

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Experience Affects Sports Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 115%

Experienced
up arrow 55%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$45,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
medical benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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