Pay for Mid-Career Reporters sits in the ballpark of $45K annually. Though the majority of Mid-Career Reporters do not report high levels of job satisfaction, most are moderately content with their role. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,675 - $73,229
(Median)
$27K
$45K
$73K
MEDIAN: $45,299
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50%
90%

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$10.10 - $22.69
(Median)
$10
$14
$23
MEDIAN: $13.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$26,675 - $73,229  
   
Bonus
$297.99 - $4,932  
Total Pay (?
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$24,297 - $70,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 189
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.10 - $22.69  
   
Overtime
$17.13 - $35.37  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$297.99 - $4,932  
   
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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$24,297 - $70,730  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,125

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New York is home to an above-average pay rate for Mid-Career Reporters, 57 percent higher than the national average. Mid-Career Reporters will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+40 percent) and Washington (+32 percent). Those in the field find the lowest salaries in Boston, 10 percent below the national average.

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Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 43%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 12%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

National Average
$41,000

Online Research
up arrow 2%

writing
up arrow 6%

up arrow 7%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 8%

Reporting
up arrow 14%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 16%

Photography
up arrow 39%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 40%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
59 %
Male
41 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
medical benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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