Weekend Anchor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Weekend Anchor is $41,284 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience strongly influences pay for this job.
Weekend Anchor Salary (?
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$24,746 - $98,633
(Median)
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99K
MEDIAN: $41,283
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
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$24,746 - $98,633  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,033  
Total Pay (?
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$24,435 - $91,231  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 58
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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.

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Experience Affects Weekend Anchor Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 53%
Mid-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$40,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

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Gender

Female
66%
female alumni
 
Male
34%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 48% employee benefits None: 15%
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