Average News Reporter Salary

Avg. Base Salary (USD)

The average salary for a News Reporter is $45,917

Base Salary
$28k - $82k
$253 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$27k - $78k
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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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How do News Reporters Rate Their Jobs?

3.7 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 71 responses, the job of News Reporter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.66 out of 5. On average, News Reporters are highly satisfied with their job.