Local TV: News staff salaries

Local TV: News staff salaries (2016)

Staff position 2013 2014
News director $85,000 $92,000
Asst. news director $65,000 $70,000
News anchor $63,000 $65,000
Managing editor $65,000 $60,000
Executive producer $53,000 $50,000
Weathercaster $56,000 $60,000
Sports anchor $45,000 $43,000
News producer $31,000 $31,000
Graphics specialist $35,000 $35,000
News reporter $31,000 $37,000
News writer $32,000 $31,000
News assistant $30,000 $25,000

Note: Based on survey responses of news directors at all commercial local TV stations in the fourth quarter of 2014 among operating, non-satellite-television stations.
Source: RTDNA/Hofstra University Surveys.
“State of the News Media 2016”

Pew Research Center