Average News Producer Salary

$43,308
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$997
Bonus
$1,000
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The average salary for a News Producer is $43,308.
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$29k
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$43k
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$85k
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What Do News Producers Do?

News Producer Tasks
  • Create and coordinate news materials for print, web, or broadcast organizations.
  • Research news media trends and competitor developments.
  • Manage personnel and resolve issues that arise on the fly during productions.
  • Oversee postproduction elements and editing to ensure a high standard of quality.

Job Satisfaction for News Producer

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The top respondents for the job title News Producer are from the companies Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc and TEGNA INC.. Reported salaries are highest at CBS News where the average pay is $74,470. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include TEGNA INC. and Raycom Media, Inc., earning around $47,887 and $41,000, respectively. Gray Communications pays the lowest at around $31,800. Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. and Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $33,926 and $34,218, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for News Producers?

Skills in Content Management and Online Research are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing, Technical Writing and Editing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for News Producers?

An entry-level News Producer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,703 based on 132 salaries. An early career News Producer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,356 based on 625 salaries. A mid-career News Producer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $52,176 based on 275 salaries. An experienced News Producer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $64,018 based on 131 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $69,468.
Employees with News Producer in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 97.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (83.2% more) and Washington, District of Columbia (71.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,215 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
51.4%
Mid Career
22.6%
Experienced
10.8%
Late Career
4.3%