Average News Anchor Salary in India

Rs 406,946
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
Rs 51,282
Bonus
Rs 252,500
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The average salary for a News Anchor in India is Rs 406,946.
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Rs 199k
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Rs 407k
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Rs 2m
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Salary
Rs 199k - Rs 2m
Bonus
Rs 3k - Rs 511k
Profit Sharing
Rs 0 - Rs 253k
Total Pay
Rs 213k - Rs 2m

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Job Description for News Anchor

News Anchor Tasks
  • 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.
  • Venture into the field to cover live events and unfolding stories as they happen.
  • 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.

Career Paths

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News Reporter
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Popular Skills for News Anchor

Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Speaking, Media / Public Relations and Oral / Verbal Communication.

Pay by Experience Level for News Anchor

An entry-level News Anchor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of Rs 375,000 based on 41 salaries. An early career News Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 308,799 based on 44 salaries. A mid-career News Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 550,000 based on 15 salaries. An experienced News Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,991,942 based on 12 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with News Anchor in their job title in Mumbai, Maharashtra earn an average of 581.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Delhi, Delhi (391.4% more) and New Delhi, Delhi (135.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (26.3% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (25.0% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 112 survey responses.
Entry Level
36.6%
Early Career
39.3%
Mid Career
13.4%
Experienced
10.7%