Average Mid-Career Reporter with Oral / Verbal Communication Skills Salary

$49,090
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$500
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Reporter with Oral / Verbal Communication skills is $49,090.
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$32k
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MEDIAN $49,090
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Salary
$32k - $73k
Bonus
$250 - $1k
Total Pay
$25k - $72k

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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, Social Media Optimization and Video Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $29,759 based on 104 salaries. An early career Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $37,512 based on 266 salaries. An experienced Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,875 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $56,959.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 438 survey responses.
Entry Level
23.7%
Early Career
60.7%
Experienced
10.5%
Late Career
5.0%