July 1, 2006

Median Radio News Salaries by Market Size

Small Medium Large Major
News Director 25000 30000 44000 35000
News Anchor 22800 32000 23000 83500
News Producer 20000 21800 29500 40000
News Reporter 24000 11000 25500 42500
Sports Anchor 25000 30000 40000 100000

News anchors in major news radio markets earn almost double the salary of any other newsroom position in any market size. There are also noticeable differences in salaries among other newsroom positions, though a pattern is not clear.