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News Producer Salary

The average salary for a News Producer is $43,811 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Producing and writing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,123 - $85,921
(Median)
$27K
$44K
$86K
MEDIAN: $43,810
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$9.52 - $25.53
(Median)
$9
$14
$26
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$27,123 - $85,921  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,810  
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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$25,005 - $81,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 562
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.52 - $25.53  
   
Overtime
$14.72 - $38.42  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,810  
   
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).
)
$25,005 - $81,537  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 120

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Job Description for News Producer

A news producer is in charge of supervising all aspects of a news broadcast. Most networks and local channels that broadcast news assign a different producer to each specific time of day; the tone or topics of news - as well as the preferences of the viewing or listening public - also changes depending on the time of day.

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News Producer Tasks

  • Manage personnel and resolve issues that arise on the fly during productions.
  • Oversee postproduction elements and editing to ensure a high standard of quality.
  • Create and coordinate news materials for print, web, or broadcast organizations.
  • Research news media trends and competitor developments.

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Pay by Experience Level for News Producer

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

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries




National Average
$41,000


Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

Producing
up arrow 61%

writing
up arrow 24%

Video Editing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$41,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

News Writing
up arrow 25%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 129 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 74%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 11%
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