Average News Reporter Salary

$43,506
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$27k
MEDIAN
$44k
90%
$83k

The average salary for a News Reporter is $43,506

Base Salary
$27k - $83k
Bonus
$155 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$25k - $77k
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What Do News Reporters Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for News Reporter

3.6 out of 5
(79)
Highly Satisfied
7Reviews
Based on 79 responses, the job of News Reporter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.59 out of 5. On average, News Reporters are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
61.3%
Male
37.8%
Prefer to self-define
0.9%
This data is based on 230 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

79%

Dental

68%

Vision

56%

None

20%