Erin Burnett net worth and salary: Erin Burnett is an American news anchorwoman who has a net worth of $12 million. Erin Burnett's annual salary at CNN is $3 million dollars. Erin Burnett was born in Mardela Springs, Maryland. Burnett studied political science and economics in college, ultimately graduating with a degree in political economy. She began her professional career working for Goldman Sachs in the mergers and acquisitions division. She was subsequently offered a position on CNN, serving as a writer, and casting guest analysts for the show "Moneyline".
She became the Vice President of Citigroup/CitiMedia after leaving CNN. She also hosted the shows "Bloomberg on the Markets" and "In Focus" for Bloomberg Television. In 2005, she was hired to host the series "Street Signs" on CNBC, and she also served as co-host for the series "Squawk on the Street". Both shows' ratings improved immensely while she was host, and in June of 2011, she was offered her own show on the CNN network, called "Erin Burnett Out Front".