The average pay for a Reporter is C$36,419 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job.

C$25,952 - C$66,746
C$26K
C$38K
C$67K
MEDIAN: C$37,848
10%
50%
90%
C$11.74 - C$27.57
C$12
C$16
C$28
MEDIAN: C$16.00
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$66K
Salary C$25,952 - C$66,746
Bonus C$5,087
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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C$25,503 - C$64,553
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 93
Hourly Data C$0C$49
Hourly Rate C$11.74 - C$27.57
Overtime C$50.00
Annual Data C$0C$64K
Bonus C$5,087
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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C$25,503 - C$64,553
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Reporter

A reporter investigates and writes stories about various events and happenings in the world. Most reporters are employed by news organizations, although there are some who are employed by specific companies that wish to create stories in-house; others work as freelance writers.

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Reporter Tasks

  • Meet daily and long term story deadlines.
  • Participate in editorial meetings and pitch story ideas.
  • Discover, research and follow up on leads.
  • Cover beat and other assignments.

Reporter Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Reporter

Pay by Experience for a Reporter has a positive trend. An entry-level Reporter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$31,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Reporter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$44,000 based on 14 salaries. An experienced Reporter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$43,000 based on 10 salaries. A Reporter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 7 salaries.

Reporter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Reporter?

Reporter in Winnipeg:
Pros: Can make a difference sometimes
Cons: Stressful. Bad news decisions. Stories I cover are not interesting

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Key Stats for Reporter

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
▲61%

Mid-Career
▲19%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
C$37,000

Entry-Level
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Somewhat satisfied
Rated 2 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 51%
no benefits
None: 22%