Entry-Level Reporter Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Reporter is $35,305 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job.

$23,597 - $55,996
$24K
$35K
$56K
MEDIAN: $35,305
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$9.92 - $18.24
$9
$13
$18
MEDIAN: $13.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$19K$38K$57K
Salary
$23,597 - $55,996  
   
Bonus
$250.83 - $5,147  
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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$22,647 - $54,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 470
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$9.92 - $18.24  
   
Overtime
$15.54 - $30.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$250.83 - $5,147  
   
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).
)
$22,647 - $54,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 159

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Key Stats for Reporter

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
16%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
▲27%

Reporting
▲1%

Interviewing
▲1%

Online Research
▼0%

National Average
$33,000

Technical Writing
▼1%

Social Media Optimization
▼2%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▼4%

writing
▼4%

▼8%

Video Editing
▼9%

Adobe InDesign
▼14%

Photography
▼20%

Adobe Photoshop
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 61 votes.

Gender

Female
66 %
Male
34 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 60%
vision benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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