Carl Quintanilla net worth and salary: Carl Quintanilla is an American financial news journalist who has a net worth of $2.5 million and annual salary of $500 thousand. Carl Quintanilla is the current anchor of CNBC's morning financial news show "Squawk on the Street". Prior to joining CNBC full time, Carl was a correspondent for NBC news, making appearance on The Today show and NBC Nightly News. Before entering the TV business, Quintanilla spend several years as a staff reporter for various newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal. After his coverage of hurricane Katrina, Carl Quintanilla won an Emmy, a Peabody and an Edward R. Murrow award.