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How much does a News Reporter make in Kentucky?

Average News Reporter Hourly Wage in Kentucky

News Reporters earn a median hourly wage of $9.56. Hourly wages typically start from $7.89 and go up to $15.01.

Average News Reporter Yearly Salary in Kentucky

News Reporters earn a median salary of $19,870 per year. Salaries typically start from $16,410 and go up to $31,220.

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    • 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 Kentucky earn:

$15.01
an hour
$31,220
per year
Senior News Reporter Earnings

Senior News Reporters in Kentucky earn:

$12.86
an hour
$26,750
per year
Experienced News Reporter Earnings

Experienced News Reporters in Kentucky earn:

$9.56
an hour
$19,870
per year
Junior News Reporter Earnings

Junior News Reporters in Kentucky earn:

$8.51
an hour
$17,700
per year
Starting News Reporter Earnings

Starting News Reporters in Kentucky earn:

$7.89
an hour
$16,410
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Historical salary for News Reporters in Kentucky

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

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