The average salary for a Weekend Anchor is $40,963 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on 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).
$24,465 - $104,964
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 71
Job Description for Weekend Anchor
Cover breaking news stories in real time and follow along with updates.
Research and develop news stories from the idea stages to a written script.
Venture into the field to cover live events and unfolding stories as they happen.
Present both live and pre-recorded daily news stories in a professional manner on television.
Send timely updates via social media to engage the viewing audience and keep them informed.