Average Entry-Level Reporter with Technical Writing Skills Salary

$29,833
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$2,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Reporter with Technical Writing skills is $29,833.
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$23k
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$48k
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MEDIAN $29,833
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Salary
$23k - $48k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$20k - $48k

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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 Editing, Online Research and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $38,296 based on 108 salaries. A mid-career Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,282 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $58,555 based on 18 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 158 survey responses.
Early Career
68.4%
Mid Career
20.3%
Experienced
11.4%