News Director Salary

A News Director earns an average salary of $66,426 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$25,653 - $128,030
(Median)
$26K
$66K
$130K
MEDIAN: $66,426
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$9.18 - $16.12
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MEDIAN: $10
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$25,653 - $128,030  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
Total Pay (?
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$22,937 - $122,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$9.18 - $16.12  
   
Overtime
$16.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,135  
   
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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$22,937 - $122,666  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for News Director

  • Conceptualize and evaluate article pitches to direct creation of news stories.
  • Hire staff, train them in standards and evaluate their performance.
  • Evaluate and ensure a broad coverage of news stories to meet strategic goals.
  • Oversee daily operations, including setting schedules and prioritizing stories.
  • Enforce ethical standards and monitor news to ensure high quality.

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Pay by Experience Level for News Director

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects News Director Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Late-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$59,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

Entry-Level
up arrow 52%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
38 %
Male
62 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
21%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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