Average Mid-Career Reporter with Social Media Optimization Skills Salary

$51,993
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,943
Bonus
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Reporter with Social Media Optimization skills is $51,993.
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$34k
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$52k
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$72k
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MEDIAN $51,993
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Salary
$34k - $72k
Bonus
$2k - $6k
Total Pay
$25k - $73k

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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 that pay less than market rate include Video Editing, Writing Procedures & Documentation, Oral / Verbal Communication, Online Research and Editing.

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 $30,504 based on 12 salaries. An early career Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $36,203 based on 201 salaries. An experienced Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $66,450 based on 27 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $51,500.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 248 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.8%
Early Career
81.0%
Experienced
10.9%
Late Career
3.2%