Average Weekend Anchor Salary

$43,275
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$5,000
Bonus
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The average salary for a Weekend Anchor is $43,275.
10%
$27k
MEDIAN
$43k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$27k - $118k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$26k - $93k

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Job Description for Weekend Anchor

Weekend 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 Weekend Anchor

Skills in Multimedia / Streaming Media and Team Leadership are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Weekend Anchor

An entry-level Weekend Anchor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28,966 based on 5 salaries. An early career Weekend Anchor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,263 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Weekend Anchor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,473 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Weekend Anchor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $118,500.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 71 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.0%
Early Career
45.1%
Mid Career
28.2%
Experienced
9.9%
Late Career
9.9%