Average News Reporter Salary in Canada

C$36,949
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C$5,500
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The average salary for a News Reporter in Canada is C$36,949.
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C$25k
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C$37k
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C$79k
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MEDIAN C$36,949
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Salary
C$25k - C$79k
Bonus
C$0 - C$6k
Total Pay
C$24k - C$78k

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Job Description for News Reporter

News Reporter Tasks
  • Arrange interviews with people who can provide information about a particular story.
  • Generate and follow through with story ideas.
  • Review copy and correct errors in content, grammar, and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
  • Report and write news stories for publication, describing the background and details of events.

Career Paths

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News Reporter
News Anchor
Communications Manager
More common (> 20%)
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Pay by Experience Level for News Reporter

An early career News Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$35,866 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career News Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced News Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$68,000 based on 6 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Early Career
62.2%
Mid Career
21.6%
Experienced
16.2%