Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Traffic Reporter is $47,500
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Reporters?
An early career Traffic Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,000 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Traffic Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,539 based on 9 salaries. An experienced Traffic …Read more
What Do Traffic Reporters Do?
Traffic reporters typically work for a local television or radio news team in an area where vehicular traffic is a key concern for commuters. Typically, these are high-population media markets with both urban and suburban sprawl and the heavy traffic of “rush hour” which commuters must face in the mornings and afternoons. Traffic reporters provide information related to patterns and traffic flow and alert motorists of accidents, construction, and other occurrences that may worsen traffic on a …Read more