The average salary for a News Producer is $41,729 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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$26,223 - $78,709
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26K
42K
58K
79K
MEDIAN: $41,728
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News Producer Total Pay (?
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$8.70 - $26.95
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$27K$54K$81K
Salary
$26,223 - $78,709  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
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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$23,884 - $77,114  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 467
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.70 - $26.95  
   
Overtime
$11.48 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,936  
   
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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$23,884 - $77,114  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 467
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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
up arrow 55%
San Francisco
up arrow 54%
Chicago
up arrow 22%
Houston
up arrow 13%
Atlanta
up arrow 5%
National Average
$39,000
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Miami
up arrow 9%
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Experience Affects News Producer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 91%
Experienced
up arrow 52%
National Average
$39,000

Skills That Affect News Producer Salaries

People Management
up arrow 44%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 27%
National Average
$39,000
Project Management
up arrow 10%
Editing
up arrow 11%
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Gender
Female
62%
female alumni
 
Male
38%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
6%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 76%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 12%
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