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How much does a News Reporter make in California?

Average News Reporter Hourly Wage in California

News Reporters earn a median hourly wage of $17.12. Hourly wages typically start from $9.59 and go up to $50.72.

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

Average News Reporter Yearly Salary in California

News Reporters earn a median salary of $35,610 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,950 and go up to $105,510.

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

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Salary Satisfaction

2.6
SCORE
42
RATINGS
News Reporters average a score of 2.6 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places News Reporters in the 12th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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How to Become a News Reporter

Think you might be interested in becoming a News Reporter? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good news reporter? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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News Reporter Earnings by Seniority

Top End News Reporter Earnings

The highest earning News Reporters in California earn:

$50.72
an hour
$105,510
per year
Senior News Reporter Earnings

Senior News Reporters in California earn:

$28.28
an hour
$58,810
per year
Experienced News Reporter Earnings

Experienced News Reporters in California earn:

$17.12
an hour
$35,610
per year
Junior News Reporter Earnings

Junior News Reporters in California earn:

$12.87
an hour
$26,780
per year
Starting News Reporter Earnings

Starting News Reporters in California earn:

$9.59
an hour
$19,950
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Historical salary for News Reporters in California

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

Should I be a News Reporter?

Think you might be interested in becoming a News Reporter? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good news reporter? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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