The average salary for an Entry-Level Reporter is $35,166 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,390 - $55,900
(Median)
$23K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,166
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$9.82 - $18.16
(Median)
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,390 - $55,900  
   
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,960  
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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$22,477 - $53,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 479
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $18.16  
   
Overtime
$15.66 - $31.29  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$489.36 - $5,960  
   
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).
)
$22,477 - $53,966  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 146
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Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 31%

Reporting
up arrow 5%

Interviewing
up arrow 1%

Online Research
0%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
0%

National Average
$32,000

Social Media Optimization
up arrow 1%

Oral / Verbal Communication
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

up arrow 6%

Video Editing
up arrow 7%

writing
up arrow 9%

Adobe InDesign
up arrow 15%

Photography
up arrow 19%

Adobe Photoshop
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 56 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 81%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
medical benefits
Vision: 48%
dental benefits
None: 17%
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