News Producer Salary (United States)

A News Producer earns an average salary of $43,443 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.
News Producer Total Pay (?
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$26,661 - $84,313
(Median)
27K
43K
59K
84K
MEDIAN: $43,442
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News Producer Total Pay (?
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$9.07 - $25.00
(Median)
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25
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$26,661 - $84,313  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
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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$24,369 - $80,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 535
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$9.07 - $25.00  
   
Overtime
$11.67 - $38.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,048  
   
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).
)
$24,369 - $80,091  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 535
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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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Washington
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San Francisco
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Atlanta
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Miami
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Boston
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Houston
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Milwaukee
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National Average
$40,000
Albany
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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%
National Average
$40,000

Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

Editing
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writing
0%
National Average
$40,000
Technical Writing
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News Writing
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 135 votes.

Gender

Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 12%
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