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What is the average salary for News Reporters in the United States?

News Reporters earn an average hourly wage of $20.10. Hourly wages typically start from $8.39 and go up to $36.46. News Reporters earn an average salary of $41,800 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,450 and go up to $75,850.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

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

$36.46 an hour $75,850 per year
Senior

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

$21.48 an hour $44,680 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of News Reporters in the United States earn:

$13.95 an hour $29,020 per year
Junior

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

$9.62 an hour $20,000 per year
Starting

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

$8.39 an hour $17,450 per year

Historical salary for News Reporters in the United States

News Reporter salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
News Reporter Salary in Massachusetts $31.73 $66,010 # 1
News Reporter Salary in Nevada $30.74 $63,930 # 2
News Reporter Salary in District of Columbia $28.49 $59,260 # 3
News Reporter Salary in California $26.27 $54,640 # 4
News Reporter Salary in Colorado $25.52 $53,090 # 5
News Reporter Salary in New Jersey $24.75 $51,470 # 6
News Reporter Salary in Minnesota $24.03 $49,990 # 7
News Reporter Salary in Oregon $23.99 $49,890 # 8
News Reporter Salary in Texas $23.79 $49,480 # 9
News Reporter Salary in Ohio $22.32 $46,430 # 10
News Reporter Salary in Illinois $21.91 $45,570 # 11
News Reporter Salary in Washington $21.89 $45,540 # 12
News Reporter Salary in Utah $21.55 $44,830 # 13
News Reporter Salary in Georgia $21.47 $44,660 # 14
News Reporter Salary in Maryland $21.29 $44,280 # 15
News Reporter Salary in North Carolina $21.10 $43,880 # 16
News Reporter Salary in Alaska $20.53 $42,700 # 17
News Reporter Salary in Pennsylvania $20.22 $42,050 # 18
News Reporter Salary in New York $20.11 $41,830 # 19
News Reporter Salary in Wisconsin $19.33 $40,210 # 20
News Reporter Salary in Louisiana $18.70 $38,890 # 21
News Reporter Salary in South Carolina $18.51 $38,500 # 22
News Reporter Salary in Florida $18.15 $37,750 # 23
News Reporter Salary in Connecticut $17.67 $36,750 # 24
News Reporter Salary in Virginia $17.37 $36,140 # 25
News Reporter Salary in Hawaii $17.36 $36,110 # 26
News Reporter Salary in Tennessee $17.05 $35,470 # 27
News Reporter Salary in Missouri $16.44 $34,200 # 28
News Reporter Salary in Michigan $16.16 $33,610 # 29
News Reporter Salary in New Hampshire $16.05 $33,380 # 30
News Reporter Salary in Vermont $15.67 $32,590 # 31
News Reporter Salary in Nebraska $15.56 $32,360 # 32
News Reporter Salary in Iowa $15.40 $32,030 # 33
News Reporter Salary in Kansas $15.35 $31,920 # 34
News Reporter Salary in Idaho $15.19 $31,600 # 35
News Reporter Salary in Oklahoma $14.93 $31,060 # 36
News Reporter Salary in Indiana $14.81 $30,800 # 37
News Reporter Salary in South Dakota $14.74 $30,650 # 38
News Reporter Salary in North Dakota $14.60 $30,370 # 39
News Reporter Salary in Montana $14.49 $30,150 # 40
News Reporter Salary in Arkansas $14.15 $29,430 # 41
News Reporter Salary in Alabama $13.29 $27,630 # 42
News Reporter Salary in West Virginia $13.26 $27,580 # 43
News Reporter Salary in Maine $13.06 $27,150 # 44
News Reporter Salary in Mississippi $12.76 $26,530 # 45
News Reporter Salary in Wyoming $12.57 $26,150 # 46
News Reporter Salary in New Mexico $11.29 $23,480 # 47
News Reporter Salary in Kentucky $10.75 $22,360 # 48
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics