Weekend Anchor Salary

A Weekend Anchor earns an average salary of $44,169 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$24,450 - $106,436
(Median)
$24K
$44K
$110K
MEDIAN: $44,168
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$9.86 - $26.82
(Median)
$9
$13
$27
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$24,450 - $106,436  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
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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$24,004 - $106,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $26.82  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,084  
   
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).
)
$24,004 - $106,040  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 63%

Experienced
up arrow 35%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 18%
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