A News Assistant earns an average wage of $12.73 per hour.
News Assistant Total Pay (?
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$18,400 - $70,000
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28K
46K
70K
MEDIAN: $30,806
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News Assistant Total Pay (?
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$8.86 - $21.54
(Median)
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22
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$18,400 - $70,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$18,724 - $69,578  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $21.54  
   
Overtime
$17.98 - $33.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,100  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$18,724 - $69,578  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 31
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Job Description for News Assistant
  • Check equipment, batteries, web copy, photographs and videos.
  • Verify and validate facts, stories, locations, and information.
  • Assist editors and writers with daily news operations.
  • Monitor other news sources and telephones.
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 3 votes.
Gender
Female
82%
female alumni
 
Male
18%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
81%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 70% dental benefits Dental: 52%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 30%
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