Weekend Anchor Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Weekend Anchor is $39,430 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 Total Pay (?
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$20,741 - $90,000
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56K
90K
MEDIAN: $39,430
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Weekend Anchor Total Pay (?
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$9.86 - $24.90
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$20,741 - $90,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
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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$20,944 - $85,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $24.90  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,017  
   
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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$20,944 - $85,000  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 69
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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 60%
Mid-Career
up arrow 18%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 14%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 11 votes.
Gender
Female
69%
female alumni
 
Male
31%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 81% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 17%
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