TV News Anchor Salary

How much does a TV News Anchor make in the United States?
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$45,890 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$22 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$922 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average tv news anchor salary in United States is $45,890 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $922. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$34,033 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$55,789 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Salary Potential
Estimated salary in 2023:
$53,199 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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