News Producer Salary

The average salary for a News Producer is $41,229 per year. Experience strongly influences pay for this job. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are writing, Project Management, script writing, and Online Research. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$27,830 - $80,847
$28K
$42K
$81K
MEDIAN: $41,583
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$10.70 - $21.62
$11
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MEDIAN: $14.32
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$0$80K
Salary $27,830 - $80,847
Bonus $253.42 - $9,863
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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$25,426 - $75,620
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 481
Hourly Data $0$35
Hourly Rate $10.70 - $21.62
Overtime $14.58 - $35.85
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $253.42 - $9,863
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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$25,426 - $75,620
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 136

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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

Pay by Experience for a News Producer has a positive trend. An entry-level News Producer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 415 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A News Producer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $48,000 based on 166 salaries. An experienced News Producer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 89 salaries. A News Producer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $39,055

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

News Producer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a News Producer?

News Producer in Knoxville:
"Challenging."
Pros: I like how it offers something different everyday when I walk in.
Cons: The hectic hours and long work days at times.

News Producer in New York:
"HIGH STRESS BUT GOOD CULTURE."
Pros: I LIKE MEETING PEOPLE AND WORKING ON HIGH LEVEL PROJECTS.
Cons: LESS TIME AT HOME OR WITH FAMILY. LESS TIME TO DO ANYTHING.

News Producer in Chicago:
"It is a."
Pros: Fast pace job. Investigation.
Cons: The hours.

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Key Stats for News Producer

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries

▲105%

▲59%

▲23%

National Average
$39,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

▲27%

script writing
▲24%

Project Management
▲24%

Online Research
▲13%

▲9%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▲7%

National Average
$39,000

Graphic Design
▼3%

▼9%


▼11%

News Writing
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 74 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 16%
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