Sports Anchor Salary

Median pay for Sports Anchors in the United States is around $51K per year. Health benefits are not claimed by all — just over one in five lack any form of coverage — but a fair number have medical insurance, and a majority have dental, too. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Male Sports Anchors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.
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$29,150 - $93,814
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$51K
$94K
MEDIAN: $50,983
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$9.19 - $97.87
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MEDIAN: $11.97
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$29,150 - $93,814  
   
Bonus
$4,913  
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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$24,826 - $93,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 71
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$33$66$99
Hourly Rate
$9.19 - $97.87  
   
Overtime
$24.57  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$4,913  
   
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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$24,826 - $93,477  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Sports Anchor

Pay by Experience for a Sports Anchor has a positive trend. An entry-level Sports Anchor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 48 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Sports Anchor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $53,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Sports Anchor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 23 salaries. A Sports Anchor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Sports Anchor

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Sports Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
▲58%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲8%

National Average
$49,000

Entry-Level
▼26%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
26 %
Male
74 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 40%
no benefits
None: 23%