Average Late-Career News Reporter Salary

$67,445
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$6,250
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The average salary for a Late-Career News Reporter is $67,445.
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MEDIAN $67,445
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$40k - $131k
Bonus
$0 - $6k
Total Pay
$40k - $129k

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Job Description for News Reporter

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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Popular Skills for News Reporter

Skills in Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Video Editing and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for News Reporter

An entry-level News Reporter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27,955 based on 168 salaries. An early career News Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,424 based on 361 salaries. A mid-career News Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $47,795 based on 155 salaries. An experienced News Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,162 based on 108 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 792 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.2%
Early Career
45.6%
Mid Career
19.6%
Experienced
13.6%