Average Entry-Level Reporter with Editing Skills Salary

$29,953
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$983
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Reporter with Editing skills is $29,953.
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MEDIAN $29,953
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Salary
$22k - $45k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Total Pay
$21k - $45k

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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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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
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Popular Skills for Reporter

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

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

Years of Experience

This data is based on 624 survey responses.
Early Career
60.9%
Mid Career
21.2%
Experienced
13.8%
Late Career
4.2%