News Reporter Salary in the US

$42,500
per year
per month
$3,540
per month
per year
Bonus
$2,300/year
Bonus
$190/month

News Reporter - Average Salary

The average salary for a News Reporter is $42,500 per year ($3,540 per month), which is $10,990 (-21%) lower than the average salary in the United States.
A News Reporter can expect an average starting salary of $26,760. The highest salaries can exceed $82,400.
$26,760
Low
$42,500
Average salary
$82,400
High
$2,230
Low
$3,540
Average salary
$6,870
High
Total pay includes salary and bonus.
$0
$46,400
$92,800
Salary$26,760 - 82,400
Bonus$0 - 10,400
Total Pay$26,760 - 92,800
$0
$3,870
$7,740
Salary$2,230 - 6,870
Bonus$0 - 870
Total Pay$2,230 - 7,740

News Reporter Salary Range

Low
$26,760
Average salary
$42,500
Senior
$62,350
High
$82,400
Low
$2,230
Average salary
$3,540
Senior
$5,200
High
$6,870
Among News Reporters in the U.S., Local News Reporters have lower salaries, while TV News Reporters and News Reporter at Fox, CBS and CNN usually have higher salaries.

News Reporter - Salary Differences

JobSalaryDifference
Fox News Reporter$58K/year
+36% 
CBS News Reporter$57K/year
+35% 
CNN News Reporter$57K/year
+33% 
NBC News Reporter$56K/year
+32% 
TV News Reporter$55K/year
+30% 
ABC News Reporter$55K/year
+29% 
Local News Reporter$37K/year
 -12%

News Reporter - Pay by Experience Level in the United States

An Entry Level News Reporter with less than three years of experience can expect to earn an average starting salary of $30,350 per year. A mid level News Reporter with 4-9 years of experience earns an average salary of $39,600, while a Senior News Reporter with 10-20 years of experience makes on average $59,820. News Reporters with more than 20 years of experience earn $81,880 per year on average.

How Work Experience Affects the Salary of a News Reporter

Late Career▲ +93%
Senior▲ +41%
Average Salary$42,500/year
Mid Level▼ -7%
Entry Level▼ -29%

Gender Breakdown

Female
62%
Male
38%

News Reporter - Related Salaries

The salary information presented on this page is based on all News Reporter jobs published on Jobted in the last 12 months and on data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov).
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