Traffic Reporter Salary

The majority of Traffic Reporters in the United States — just under three-fifths — boast more than 10 years of experience in their profession. Salaries stretch from $25K to $68K per year, and the median is $41K annually. A strong majority have medical and dental plans, and a fair number have vision insurance. Most workers in this position report moderate levels of job satisfaction. Women Traffic Reporters who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$26,791 - $95,019
$27K
$41K
$95K
MEDIAN: $40,901
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50%
90%

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$8.46 - $24.47
$8
$14
$24
MEDIAN: $14.00
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$0$95K
Salary $26,791 - $95,019
Total Pay (?
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$25,711 - $71,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
Hourly Data $0$24
Hourly Rate $8.46 - $24.47
Overtime $22.25
Annual Data $0$71K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,711 - $71,954
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 given day.

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Pay by Experience Level for Traffic Reporter

Pay by Experience for a Traffic Reporter has a positive trend. An entry-level Traffic Reporter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 11 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Traffic Reporter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Traffic Reporter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 16 salaries. A Traffic Reporter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $49,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Traffic Reporter

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
36%

Experience Affects Traffic Reporter Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Mid-Career
▲1%

Experienced
▼0%

National Average
$40,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
36%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 76%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 20%