It's impossible to make it big as a Entry-Level News Reporters ; the average employee scrapes together only around $35K annually. Women account for the majority of Entry-Level News Reporters who responded to the questionnaire — 67 percent to be exact. The majority of Entry-Level News Reporters claim high levels of job satisfaction. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$23,149 - $51,811
(Median)
$23K
$35K
$52K
MEDIAN: $34,961
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90%

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$8.73 - $19.98
(Median)
$8
$13
$20
MEDIAN: $12.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$23,149 - $51,811  
   
Bonus
$2,000  
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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$21,606 - $50,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 231
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$8.73 - $19.98  
   
Overtime
$9.79 - $32.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$2,000  
   
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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$21,606 - $50,744  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 66
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Skills That Affect News Reporter Salaries

writing
up arrow 22%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 7%

National Average
$33,000

Editing
up arrow 6%

Video Editing
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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