Traffic Reporter Salary

Traffic Reporters in the United States are not likely to strike it rich; they only make around $41K annually on average. The pay spectrum stretches from $25K to $61K per year. Some workers in this field — slightly less than a third — are not awarded benefits. Medical coverage is reported by the larger part and dental plans are enjoyed by a little less than one-half. Female Traffic Reporters survey participants are more prevalent than men — 63 percent of professionals. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Traffic Reporters. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$28,188 - $76,550

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$11.42 - $21.57

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$28,188 - $76,550  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
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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$25,148 - $60,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.42 - $21.57  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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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$25,148 - $60,810  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Traffic Reporter

Traffic reporters typically work for a local television or radio news team in an area where vehicular traffic is a key concern for commuters. Typically, these are high-population media markets with both urban and suburban sprawl and the heavy traffic of “rush hour” which commuters must face in the mornings and afternoons. Traffic reporters provide information related to patterns and traffic flow and alert motorists of accidents, construction, and other occurrences that may worsen traffic on a given day.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Reporter

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $34K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $45K on average — a distinctly larger sum. Traffic Reporters who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $51K. Respondents who boast more than 20 years of experience can't seem to boast paychecks reflecting that extensive experience, though; veteran Traffic Reporters report making only $42K on average.

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Experience Affects Traffic Reporter Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 35%

Mid-Career
up arrow 19%

Late-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
22%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 67% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 30%
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