News Anchor Salaries in United States

50 SalariesUpdated May 13, 2021

Average Base Pay
$53,193 / yr
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How much does a News Anchor make?

The national average salary for a News Anchor is $53,193 in United States. Filter by location to see News Anchor salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 50 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by News Anchor employees.

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News Anchor

Nexstar Media Group

$50,354/yr

Range: $27K - $119K

23 salaries

$50,354/yr
$27K$119K

News Anchor

Gray Television

$31,123/yr

Range: $22K - $85K

8 salaries

$31,123/yr
$22K$85K

News Anchor

NBCUniversal

$79,633/yr

Range: $68K - $104K

3 salaries

$79,633/yr
$68K$104K

News Anchor - Hourly

CBS

$42/hr

Range: $17 - $56

3 salaries

$42/hr
$17$56

News Anchor

Cox Media Group

$73,367/yr

Range: $42K - $115K

3 salaries

$73,367/yr
$42K$115K

News Anchor

Spectrum

About
$287K - $309K

2 salaries

About
$287K - $309K
$287K$309K

News Anchor

Hearst

About
$44K - $84K

2 salaries

About
$44K - $84K
$44K$84K

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News Anchor

CBS

About
$31K - $88K

2 salaries

About
$31K - $88K
$31K$88K

News Anchor

The E.W. Scripps Company

About
$54K - $65K

2 salaries

About
$54K - $65K
$54K$65K

News Anchor

Marquee Broadcasting

About
$28K - $39K

2 salaries

About
$28K - $39K
$28K$39K

News Anchor - Hourly

KNDU-TV

About
$12 - $35hourly

2 salaries

About
$12 - $35hourly
$12$35

News Anchor

America CV Network

About
$38K - $134K

2 salaries

About
$38K - $134K
$38K$134K

News Anchor

Amazon

About
$101K - $109K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$101K - $109K
$101K$109K

News Anchor - Hourly

Amazon

About
$17 - $18hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$17 - $18hourly
$17$18

News Anchor

Time Warner Cable

About
$50K - $55K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$50K - $55K
$50K$55K

News Anchor

ABC

About
$52K - $56K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$52K - $56K
$52K$56K

News Anchor - Monthly

iHeartMedia

About
$887 - $967

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$887 - $967
$887$967

News Anchor

ViacomCBS Streaming

About
$98K - $107K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$98K - $107K
$98K$107K

News Anchor

Tribune Media

About
$118K - $127K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$118K - $127K
$118K$127K

News Anchor

Entercom

About
$61K - $66K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
$61K - $66K
$61K$66K

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent news anchor salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$27,500
per year
A Digital Multimedia Journalist in the Columbus, GA Area area reported making $27,500 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Columbus, GA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$10
hourly
A Sports Reporter in the Richmond, VA Area area reported making $10 per hour
Job Highlights
Richmond, VA Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$127,031
per year
A Reporter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $127,031 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$49,004
per year
A News Reporter in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $49,004 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Albuquerque, NM Area area
 
Contract
51 to 200 employees
$20
hourly
A Journalist/Reporter in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $20 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Austin, TX Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$46,350
per year
A General Assignment Reporter in the Denver, CO Area area reported making $46,350 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Denver, CO Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$10,000
per year
A Journalist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $10,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Washington, DC Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
An On-Air Personality in the Boston, MA Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Boston, MA Area area
Part-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
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