Pay for News Reporters with Editing skills is very modest at just $37K annually. Most News Reporters with Editing skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and more than half earn dental coverage. The majority of News Reporters with Editing skills (64 percent) who took the survey are female. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$22,051 - $61,122
(Median)
$22K
$37K
$61K
MEDIAN: $36,614
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$8.36 - $19.74
(Median)
$8
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,051 - $61,122  
   
Bonus
$4,880  
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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$20,808 - $58,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 98
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$8.36 - $19.74  
   
Overtime
$12.88 - $45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$4,880  
   
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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$20,808 - $58,839  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 33
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Pay by Experience Level for News Reporter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of News Reporters with Editing skills. Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $31K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $40K on average. News Reporters with Editing skills claiming one to two decades of experience make an estimated median of $46K. News Reporters with Editing skills who have acquired more than 20 years of relevant experience earn significantly more than folks with fewer years on their resumes; the average income in this veteran group is $61K.

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Experience Affects News Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 76%

Experienced
up arrow 33%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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