$52,317
Avg. Salary
$17.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$4,880

Bonus

$26,000

Profit Sharing

$8,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Morning Anchor is $17.49 per hour.

The average pay for a Morning Anchor is $52,317 per year.

$11.08
10%
$17.49
50%
$23.49
90%
MEDIAN $17.49
$30k
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$52k
50%
$112k
90%
MEDIAN $52,317
$29,737 - $112,036
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$110K
MEDIAN: $52,317
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50%
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$0$112K
Salary $29,737 - $112,036
Bonus $203 - $14,795
Profit Sharing $26,000
Commission $8,500
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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$29,434 - $111,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 166
Hourly Data $0$23
Hourly Rate $11.08 - $23.49
Overtime $20.85
Annual Data $0$111K
Bonus $203 - $14,795
Commission $8,500
Profit Sharing $26,000
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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$29,434 - $111,388
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Morning Anchor

Morning anchors generally work for television stations and deliver the morning news. Though their actual on-air time is often brief, their off-air duties may be very challenging and time-consuming.

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Morning 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.

Morning Anchor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Morning Anchor

Pay by Experience for a Morning Anchor has a positive trend. An entry-level Morning Anchor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 42 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Morning Anchor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Morning Anchor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $60,000 based on 35 salaries. A Morning Anchor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 14 salaries.

Key Stats for Morning Anchor

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

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Experience Affects Morning Anchor Salaries

Late-Career
▲35%

Experienced
▲18%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$51,000

Entry-Level
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
no benefits
None: 22%