News Reporters with Editing skills aren't exactly in the most profitable line of business; these folks earn a belt-tightening average of $38K per year. A large number enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to around half. Most News Reporters with Editing skills report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of News Reporters with Editing skills (63 percent) who took the survey are women. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$22,428 - $62,258
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$38K
$62K
MEDIAN: $37,932
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$8.86 - $19.74
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MEDIAN: $12.92
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$21K$42K$63K
Salary
$22,428 - $62,258  
   
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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$21,283 - $59,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.86 - $19.74  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $38.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
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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$21,283 - $59,128  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | 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 and income seem to be closely related; in general, the survey respondents who had worked for more years reported higher incomes. People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $32K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $40K. For News Reporters with Editing skills, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $48K. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $61K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes.

Key Stats for News Reporter

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
051
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects News Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 71%

Experienced
up arrow 34%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
vision benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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