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.
How employable are news anchors?
CareerExplorer 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.
What’s the supply of news anchors?
The news anchor industry is concentrated in New York, Florida, California
News Anchor job market by state
|State Name||Employed News Anchors|
|District of Columbia||300|