Average Entry-Level Reporter Salary

$34,277
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$25k
MEDIAN
$34k
90%
$51k

The average salary for a Reporter is $34,277

Base Salary
$25k - $51k
Bonus
$10 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$24k - $49k
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What Do Reporters Do?

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.
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Gender Breakdown

Female
74.8%
Male
25.2%
This data is based on 131 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

76%

Dental

56%

Vision

46%

None

22%