News Anchor Job Outlook

There are currently an estimated 5,700 News Anchors in the United States. The News Anchor job market is expected to shrink by -1.8% between 2016 and 2026.

News Anchor Employability Rating

F Sokanu rates News Anchors with a F employability rating, meaning this career should provide poor employment opportunities for the foreseeable future. Over the next 10 years, it is expected the US will need 6,500 News Anchors. That number is based on the retirement of 6,600 existing News Anchors.

Supply of News Anchors

The News Anchor industry is concentrated in New York, Florida, and California.

News Anchor Job Market by State

State name Employed News Anchors
New York 1,060
Florida 430
California 390
District of Columbia 300
New Jersey 260
Illinois 200
Missouri 190
Arizona 170
Ohio 170
Louisiana 160
Texas 150
Massachusetts 120
Virginia 120
Colorado 110
Oklahoma 100
South Carolina 90
Indiana 80
Mississippi 70
Wisconsin 70
Michigan 70
Utah 70
Nevada 50
Kentucky 50
North Carolina 50
Pennsylvania 50
Washington 40
Puerto Rico 40
Minnesota 30

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