Average Sports Anchor Salary

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The average salary for a Sports Anchor is $48,482.
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$27k - $97k
$6 - $49k
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$26k - $96k

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Job Satisfaction for Sports Anchor

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Popular Skills for Sports Anchor

Skills in Sports Stats, Multimedia / Streaming Media and Media / Public Relations are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Speaking and Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Sports Anchor

An entry-level Sports Anchor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27,757 based on 9 salaries. An early career Sports Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,548 based on 64 salaries. A mid-career Sports Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,989 based on 33 salaries. An experienced Sports Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,621 based on 30 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $79,950.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Sports Anchor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 14.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (12.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Mississippi (48.4% less).

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