Average Morning Anchor Salary

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The average salary for a Morning Anchor is $57,113.
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$30k - $114k
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$30k - $114k

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Job Description for Morning Anchor

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.

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Popular Skills for Morning Anchor

Skills in Public Speaking are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Editing, Technical Writing, Video Editing and Social Media Optimization.

Pay by Experience Level for Morning Anchor

An early career Morning Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $45,557 based on 40 salaries. A mid-career Morning Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,695 based on 40 salaries. An experienced Morning Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,908 based on 48 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $59,908.

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