Mid-Career Reporters take home approximately $46K per year on average. Female Mid-Career Reporters are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (61 percent) are women. The majority of individuals in this role claim moderate levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$29,282 - $72,839
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$46K
$73K
MEDIAN: $46,258
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$10.26 - $22.98
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$29,282 - $72,839  
   
Bonus
$250.00 - $5,000  
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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$24,520 - $71,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$10.26 - $22.98  
   
Overtime
$17.85 - $35.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$250.00 - $5,000  
   
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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$24,520 - $71,512  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 49

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $41,687

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For Mid-Career Reporters, working in the bustling city of New York has its advantages, including an above-average pay rate. Mid-Career Reporters will also find cushy salaries in Los Angeles (+39 percent) and Washington (+29 percent). Falling short of the national average by 13 percent, the area with the worst salaries is Boston.

Key Stats for Reporter

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.
5-9 years
83%
10-19 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 46%

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 14%

Video Editing
up arrow 6%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

National Average
$42,000

Online Research
up arrow 3%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 3%

up arrow 5%

writing
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 11%

Reporting
up arrow 17%

Photography
up arrow 40%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 41%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 29 votes.

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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