The average salary for a Traffic Reporter is $41,454.
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Job Description for Traffic Reporter
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 gi…Read more
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Localization and Translation
Social Media Optimization
Skills in Public Speaking, Localization and Translation, Content Management and Social Media Optimization are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Broadcast Programming.
Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Reporter
An early career Traffic Reporter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $39,735 based on 20 salaries. A mid-career Traffic Reporter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,217 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Traffic Reporter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $41,462 based on 23 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $53,000.
Employees with Traffic Reporter in their job title in Atlanta, Georgia earn an average of 2.5% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (0.8% less).
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