Average Late-Career News Reporter Salary

Average Late-Career News Reporter Salary

$82,892
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$40k
MEDIAN
$83k
90%
$140k

The average salary for a News Reporter is $82,892

Base Salary
$40k - $140k
Bonus
$514 - $10k
Total Pay
$42k - $131k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Male
82.4%
Female
11.8%
Prefer to self-define
5.9%
This data is based on 17 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

83%

Dental

74%

Vision

65%

None

17%