July 1, 2006

Local TV Starting Salaries

Average Minimum Maximum
Reporter 21400 7000 77000
Producer 21800 9500 37500
Assgmnt. Editor 26300 19300 35000
Photographer 20600 8000 44500
Anchor 20600 13000 29600

In 2005, joining the local newsroom as an assignment editor earned you more than working as a reporter or producer.