Average Entry-Level Reporter with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Hourly Pay

$12.53
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$175
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The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Reporter with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $12.53.
10%
$9.70
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$12.53
50%
$17.00
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90%
MEDIAN $12.53
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Hourly Rate
$10 - $17
Bonus
$0 - $175
Total Pay
$20,441 - $44,507

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Job Description for Reporter

Reporter Tasks
  • Meet daily and long term story deadlines.
  • Participate in editorial meetings and pitch story ideas.
  • Discover, research and follow up on leads.
  • Cover beat and other assignments.

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Popular Skills for Reporter

Skills in Editing and Oral / Verbal Communication are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Optimization, Video Editing and Online Research.

Pay by Experience Level for Reporter

An early career Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.35 based on 145 salaries. A mid-career Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $14.00 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $13.76 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $22.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 221 survey responses.
Early Career
65.6%
Mid Career
16.7%
Experienced
14.0%
Late Career
3.6%