What is the average salary for a News Reporter?

Annual / Hourly

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.

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

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics