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News Anchor Salary

$94,102 (USD)

Average Salary

$45/hr

Average Hourly

$2,672

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 06, 2019

The average pay for a News Anchor is $94,102 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Anchor is between $66,342 and $116,697. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a News Anchor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Broadcasts news received from various sources.
  • Studies and analyzes news items of local, national, and international significance to determine selection or is assigned news items for broadcast by editorial staff.
News Anchor Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Broadcast News Analysts

Job family population: 5,890

Estimated population of News Anchor jobs: 1,573

Rate of error: 8.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$109,090
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

News Anchor Job Listings for United States

Bilingual Co-News Anchor / Producer
Sep 23
Duluth, GA, USA
Telemundo Atlanta
Telemundo Atlanta (WKTB) is looking for a bilingual Co-News Anchor / Producer to join their award-winning news team. The ideal candidate will be dynamic on and off-air and possess an innate desire to ...
Weekend Anchor - International and Domestic News
Nov 7
Washington, United States
Jobot
Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Weekend News Anchor with International and Domestic News experience to join an exciting and growing International News ...
Anchor / Multiskilled Journalist
Nov 28
Beaumont, United States
Tegna
... Anchor/Multiskilled Journalist to join our news team ... We are seeking candidates who will trailblaze the future of news, find and defend the truth, and ...
Requisition Title Main Anchor
Nov 29
West Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Nexstar Digital
Position Summary KTVE/KARD in West Monroe, LA is hiring a News Anchor for our Evening and Late weekday newscasts . This position is primarily Monday-Friday. The Anchor will present information in ...
Weekend Anchor/Multimedia Journalist
Dec 4
Fargo, ND, USA
Red River Broadcast Company, LLC.
KVRR TV, the Fox affiliate in Fargo is looking for a Weekend Anchor/MMJ. If you're ready to step ... We need: someone with strong writing skills, solid news judgment, able to produce newscasts with a ...

The average pay for a News Anchor is $94,102 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Anchor is between $66,342 and $116,697. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a News Anchor. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Bilingual Co-News Anchor / Producer
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Duluth, GA, USA
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Telemundo Atlanta (WKTB) is looking for a bilingual Co-News Anchor / Producer to join their award-winning news team. The ideal candidate will be dynamic on and off-air and possess an innate desire to ...
Weekend Anchor - International and Domestic News
Nov 7
Washington, United States
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Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 We have an outstanding career opportunity for a Weekend News Anchor with International and Domestic News experience to join an exciting and growing International News ...
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