Average Late-Career Reporter with Editing Skills Salary

$49,355
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$11,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Reporter with Editing skills is $49,355.
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$32k
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MEDIAN $49,355
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Salary
$32k - $61k
Bonus
$0 - $11k
Total Pay
$29k - $62k

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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 Oral / Verbal Communication, Online Research and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Adobe InDesign and Writing Procedures & Documentation.

Pay by Experience Level for Reporter

An entry-level Reporter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $29,953 based on 147 salaries. An early career Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,966 based on 380 salaries. A mid-career Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50,846 based on 132 salaries. An experienced Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $55,500 based on 86 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 745 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.7%
Early Career
51.0%
Mid Career
17.7%
Experienced
11.5%