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How much does a News Reporter make in New Jersey?

Average News Reporter Hourly Wage in New Jersey

News Reporters earn a median hourly wage of $17.12. Hourly wages typically start from $9.58 and go up to $41.76.

Average News Reporter Yearly Salary in New Jersey

News Reporters earn a median salary of $35,600 per year. Salaries typically start from $19,930 and go up to $86,860.

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How to Become a News Reporter

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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News Reporter Earnings by Seniority

Top End News Reporter Earnings

The highest earning News Reporters in New Jersey earn:

$41.76
an hour
$86,860
per year
Senior News Reporter Earnings

Senior News Reporters in New Jersey earn:

$25.41
an hour
$52,840
per year
Experienced News Reporter Earnings

Experienced News Reporters in New Jersey earn:

$17.12
an hour
$35,600
per year
Junior News Reporter Earnings

Junior News Reporters in New Jersey earn:

$11.91
an hour
$24,770
per year
Starting News Reporter Earnings

Starting News Reporters in New Jersey earn:

$9.58
an hour
$19,930
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Historical salary for News Reporters in New Jersey

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

How to Become a News Reporter

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 State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Wilmington University | New Castle, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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