News Producer Salary (United States)

The average salary for a News Producer is $42,516 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are People Management and Writing Procedures & Documentation. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
News Producer Total Pay (?
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$26,386 - $82,736
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43K
58K
83K
MEDIAN: $42,516
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News Producer Total Pay (?
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$8.95 - $25.34
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$26,386 - $82,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
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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$24,145 - $78,809  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$8.95 - $25.34  
   
Overtime
$11.26 - $43.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$0.00 - $3,000  
   
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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$24,145 - $78,809  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 506
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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

Washington
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San Francisco
up arrow 29%
Atlanta
up arrow 25%
Chicago
up arrow 21%
Miami
up arrow 20%
Boston
up arrow 19%
Houston
up arrow 14%
Milwaukee
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National Average
$39,000
Indianapolis
up arrow 8%
Albany
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Louisville
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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 86%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

People Management
up arrow 43%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 36%
Video Editing
up arrow 3%
writing
up arrow 2%
National Average
$39,000
up arrow 7%
Project Management
up arrow 10%
News Writing
up arrow 22%

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Gender

Female
64%
female alumni
 
Male
36%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 12%
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