Sports Anchor Salary

Sports Anchors in the United States take home approximately $46K per year on average. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and just over a half collect dental insurance. Male Sports Anchors are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Sports Anchors report high levels of job satisfaction. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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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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90%

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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.


Sports Anchors who reported more years of relevant experience also reported higher earnings. In this position, someone who has worked for fewer than five years can expect a median salary of $38K. The median for people with five to 10 years of experience is only a little bit higher at $51K. Sports Anchors claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $70K. 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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