News Producer Salary

The average salary for a News Producer is $44,598 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are writing, script writing, Writing Procedures & Documentation, and Producing. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,621 - $88,702
(Median)
$28K
$45K
$89K
MEDIAN: $44,598
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$9.98 - $27.88
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$27,621 - $88,702  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
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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$25,318 - $84,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 648
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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Hourly Rate
$9.98 - $27.88  
   
Overtime
$15.01 - $43.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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Bonus
$0.00 - $4,962  
   
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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$25,318 - $84,722  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 147
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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

National Average: $41,667

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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries




National Average
$42,000


Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

writing
up arrow 32%

script writing
up arrow 31%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 23%

Producing
up arrow 16%

National Average
$42,000

Oral / Verbal Communication
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up arrow 6%


News Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 109 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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