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.