The average salary for a News Producer is $41,846 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are writing, script writing, and Oral / Verbal Communication. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,521 - $85,511
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$28K
$42K
$86K
MEDIAN: $41,846
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$10.84 - $20.99
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$11
$14
$21
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$27,521 - $85,511  
   
Bonus
$256.39 - $12,668  
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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$25,332 - $80,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 511
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.84 - $20.99  
   
Overtime
$14.45 - $35.55  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$256.39 - $12,668  
   
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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$25,332 - $80,401  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 113
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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: $40,261

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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries




National Average
$40,000


Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

writing
up arrow 27%

script writing
up arrow 17%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 11%

Producing
up arrow 8%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

National Average
$40,000

Graphic Design
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up arrow 10%



News Writing
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 62%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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