A Reporter in Washington, District of Columbia earns an average salary of $50,034 per year. A skill in Financial Reporting is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$35,745 - $72,534
(Median)
$36K
$50K
$73K
MEDIAN: $50,034
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$1,750  
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$36,115 - $72,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 64

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About Washington, District of Columbia

District of Columbia, District of Columbia
672,228
Male:
319,705 (47.6%)
Female:
352,523 (52.4%)
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast. The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria. Named in honor of President George Washington, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital. In 1846, Congress returned the land originally ceded by Virginia; in 1871, it created a single municipal government for the remaining portion of the District. Washington had an estimated...
Washington:
$75,628
District of Columbia:
$75,628
$1,417
Washington:
$551,300
District of Columbia:
$551,300
5.0%

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Experience Affects Reporter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 37%


National Average
$50,000


Skills That Affect Reporter Salaries

Financial Reporting
up arrow 27%

Video Editing
up arrow 8%

National Average
$50,000

Editing
up arrow 2%

Online Research
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
71 %
Male
29 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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