Average Salary for The Associated Press Employees

Average salaries for The Associated Press workers verge on the six figures ($92K). How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for The Associated Press workers, followed by your city. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Associated Press Median Salary by Job


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 18
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About This Company

New York City, New York 


Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $98K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $55K per year on average. The largest slice of the The Associated Press workforce (41 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $113K annually.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $103K per year) in New York.


The highest paychecks go to Journalists, who earn $48K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than CompTIA Security+ Experts, who make $98K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) at The Associated Press come out on top, and their salaries approach $73K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Strategic Planning; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $129K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Writing Procedures & Documentation; roughly one in five deem it necessary for work. Editing, Project Management, and People Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, The Associated Press gives paid vacation to a quarter of employees and paid sick leave to one-half of survey participants. Most survey participants set aside retirement funds in an employer-sponsored 401(k). For a strong majority of respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a fair number of employees get dental coverage, too. Advantages of working here also include a company cell phone, life insurance, a casual working environment, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for The Associated Press


50 %
50 %
$68,000 - $140,500

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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