News Anchor Salary

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The average yearly salary for News Anchor is $44,200. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a News Anchor, you could expect a starting pay rate of $36,400 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $52,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly News Anchor Pay Statistics

Average Yearly News Anchor Salary

$35,360 - $53,040

Starting Yearly News Anchor Salary

$29,120 - $43,680

Top Yearly News Anchor Salary

$41,600 - $62,400

Monthly News Anchor Pay Statistics

Average Monthly News Anchor Salary

$2,947 - $4,420

Starting Monthly News Anchor Salary

$2,427 - $3,640

Top Monthly News Anchor Salary

$3,467 - $5,200

Hourly News Anchor Pay Statistics

Average Hourly News Anchor Salary

$16 - $24

Starting Hourly News Anchor Salary

$13 - $20

Top Hourly News Anchor Salary

$19 - $28


News Anchor Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average News Anchor age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of News Anchor are male in the United States, and 51% of the News Anchor are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for News Anchor


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