The average salary for a News Producer is $41,482 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are writing, Project Management, script writing, Oral / Verbal Communication, and Online Research. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,567 - $83,800
$28K
$41K
$84K
MEDIAN: $41,482
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$10.73 - $21.73
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MEDIAN: $14.47
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$27,567 - $83,800  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $10,213  
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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$25,415 - $78,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 513
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.73 - $21.73  
   
Overtime
$13.94 - $35.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$251.68 - $10,213  
   
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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$25,415 - $78,696  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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

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

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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

National Average: $39,859

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Key Stats for News Producer

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

writing
up arrow 30%

Project Management
up arrow 22%

script writing
up arrow 21%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 12%

Online Research
up arrow 10%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 6%

National Average
$40,000

Producing
up arrow 2%

Graphic Design
up arrow 5%

up arrow 10%



News Writing
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 62 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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