Average Experienced Reporter with Editing Skills Salary

$55,500
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,750
Bonus
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The average salary for an Experienced Reporter with Editing skills is $55,500.
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$31k
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$56k
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$78k
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MEDIAN $55,500
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Salary
$31k - $78k
Bonus
$472 - $5k
Total Pay
$27k - $75k

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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.

Career Paths

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Popular Skills for Reporter

Skills in Online Research, Oral / Verbal Communication, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Social Media Optimization and Technical Writing are correlated to pay that is above average.

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. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $49,355.

Pay Difference by Location

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 685 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.5%
Early Career
55.5%
Mid Career
19.3%
Late Career
3.8%