Mid-Career Reporter Salary

Median pay for Mid-Career Reporters is around $48K annually. The majority of Mid-Career Reporters (61 percent) who took the survey are female. Most enjoy medical while a majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. Though the majority of Mid-Career Reporters do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$29,060 - $72,005
$29K
$48K
$72K
MEDIAN: $48,406
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$10.24 - $23.99
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$14
$24
MEDIAN: $13.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,060 - $72,005  
   
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,989  
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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$24,396 - $70,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$10.24 - $23.99  
   
Overtime
$12.88 - $55.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$251.68 - $4,989  
   
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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$24,396 - $70,802  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 48

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $43,078

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With a pay rate for Mid-Career Reporters that is 50 percent greater than the national average, New York offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Mid-Career Reporters will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+33 percent) and Washington (+29 percent). The lowest-paying market is Boston, which sits 16 percent below the national average.

Key Stats for Reporter

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%
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Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲49%

Social Media Optimization
▲16%

Video Editing
▲7%


Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

National Average
$43,000

▼5%


writing
▼10%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼14%

Reporting
▼20%

Adobe InDesign
▼42%

Photography
▼42%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 18%
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