How much does a News Reporter make in the United States?

Average News Reporter Yearly Salary in the United States

News Reporters earn an average yearly salary of $28,911. Salaries typically start from $14,560 and go up to $49,800.

Average News Reporter Hourly Wage in the United States

News Reporters earn an average hourly wage of $13.90. Hourly wages typically start from $7.00 and go up to $23.94.

Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

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

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Employment Type Mix

63%
Full-Time
37%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.4
SCORE
136
RATINGS
News Reporters average a score of 2.4 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places News Reporters in the 1th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu user data. View more News Reporter satisfaction

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News Reporter Earnings by Seniority

Top End News Reporter Earnings

The highest earning News Reporters in the United States earn:

$23.94
an hour
$49,800
per year
Senior News Reporter Earnings

Senior News Reporters in the United States earn:

$17.55
an hour
$36,500
per year
Experienced News Reporter Earnings

Experienced News Reporters in the United States earn:

$12.98
an hour
$27,000
per year
Junior News Reporter Earnings

Junior News Reporters in the United States earn:

$9.38
an hour
$19,500
per year
Starting News Reporter Earnings

Starting News Reporters in the United States earn:

$7.00
an hour
$14,560
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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News Reporter Salary Comparison

News Reporters earn more than 17% percent of similar careers in the United States.

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Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)