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What is the average salary for a News Reporter?

The average salary of a News Reporter is $41,800. Salaries start from $17,450 and go up to $75,850. Please note that the average salary for a News Reporter may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

$0 $75,850
Starting ($17.5k)
Junior ($20.0k)
Experienced ($29.0k)
Senior ($44.7k)
Highest ($75.9k)
Highest

The top 10% of News Reporters in United States earn:

$75,850
Senior

The top 25% of News Reporters in United States earn:

$44,680
Experienced

The middle 50% of News Reporters in United States earn:

$29,020
Junior

The bottom 25% of News Reporters in United States earn:

$20,000
Starting

The bottom 10% of News Reporters in United States earn:

$17,450

Historical salary

News Reporter salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Massachusetts 66,010 1
Nevada 63,930 2
District of Columbia 59,260 3
California 54,640 4
Colorado 53,090 5
New Jersey 51,470 6
Minnesota 49,990 7
Oregon 49,890 8
Texas 49,480 9
Ohio 46,430 10
Illinois 45,570 11
Washington 45,540 12
Utah 44,830 13
Georgia 44,660 14
Maryland 44,280 15
North Carolina 43,880 16
Alaska 42,700 17
Pennsylvania 42,050 18
New York 41,830 19
United States 41,800 20
Wisconsin 40,210 21
Louisiana 38,890 22
South Carolina 38,500 23
Florida 37,750 24
Connecticut 36,750 25
Virginia 36,140 26
Hawaii 36,110 27
Tennessee 35,470 28
Missouri 34,200 29
Michigan 33,610 30
New Hampshire 33,380 31
Vermont 32,590 32
Nebraska 32,360 33
Iowa 32,030 34
Kansas 31,920 35
Idaho 31,600 36
Oklahoma 31,060 37
Indiana 30,800 38
South Dakota 30,650 39
North Dakota 30,370 40
Montana 30,150 41
Arkansas 29,430 42
Alabama 27,630 43
West Virginia 27,580 44
Maine 27,150 45
Mississippi 26,530 46
Wyoming 26,150 47
New Mexico 23,480 48
Puerto Rico 22,680 49
Kentucky 22,360 50

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