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Newscaster Salary

$93,232 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Newscaster is $93,232 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Newscaster is between $65,729 and $115,619. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Newscaster. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.
Newscaster Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Broadcast News Analysts

Job family population: 5,700

Estimated population of Newscaster jobs: 1,522

Rate of error: 8.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or 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), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the most populous city is New York City. Forty...

Newscaster Job Listings for United States

Statewide Newscaster
May 17
Houston, TX, USA
Stone Alliance Group
Statewide Newscaster (1173) Location: Houston, TX Position: Full time / Exempt The Newscaster writes and delivers live newscasts for Texas stations. The Newscaster is responsible for creating three ...
Statewide Newscaster
May 17
Austin, TX, USA
Stone Alliance Group
Statewide Newscaster (1164) Location: Austin, TX Position: Full time / Exempt The Newscaster writes and delivers live newscasts . The Newscaster is responsible for creating three newscasts each ...
Newscast Producer (Line Producer)
Jun 17
Washington, DC, USA
RT America
RT America is looking to hire an experienced Newscast Producer (Line Producer) with a proven track record. The ideal candidate will be responsible for producing a 30 minute live show, ordering ...
Newscast Director (R50008863)
May 31
Philadelphia, United States
Fox Corp.
Must be able to direct, or learn to direct, newscasts using production automation technology. Will be responsible for coordinating and creating selected graphics for newscasts and perform other ...
Statewide Newscast Editor/Producer
May 17
Austin, TX, USA
Stone Alliance Group
This person may also serve as a backup newscaster. Responsibilities: * Lead breaking coverage for statewide newscasts. * Edit newscast scripts and serve as liaison to national newscast. * Work with ...
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