REPORTER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$44,000
$29,000
Min 10%
$44,000
Median 50%
$67,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
The New York Times Company
Highest Paying City
Baltimore, MD
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.7 years
How much does a reporter make?
The national average salary for a Reporter in the U.S. is $44,462 annually or $21.38 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $67,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $29,000 per year. Most Reporter jobs are in Media companies and Hospitality companies. The best states for high paying Reporter jobs are Alaska, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania. The typical employment in the position spans 2.7 years.
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Journalist
$51,146
Editor
$53,670

Average Reporter Salary By Company

There is good job security in Reporter positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Media companies and Hospitality companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. The New York Times Company and Bloomberg are the best paying companies for Reporters. Companies like Capitol Broadcasting and NBCUniversal also pay high salaries to their Reporters.

Average Reporter Salary By Location

Across America, Reporters make on average $44,462 annually or $21.38 hourly. Working in Baltimore, MD as a Reporter will pay you the highest wages at around $49,148 per year. Even an entry-level Reporter makes $25,000 per year in Baltimore, MD. Alaska, Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia, and Pennsylvania are the top 5 highest earning states for Reporters. Louisiana, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas are at the bottom for competitive pay.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Baltimore, MD
$49,148
2
Philadelphia, PA
$48,809
3
Washington, DC
$48,426
4
Arlington, VA
$48,421
5
Edison, NJ
$47,925

RECENTLY ADDED Reporter SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of St. Francis
Reporter
10/31/2019
$17,740
The Fresno Bee
Reporter
08/31/2019
$48,168
SDSU Research Foundation
Reporter
08/22/2019
$50,109
Denver Public Schools
General Assignment Reporter
08/21/2019
$30,032
07/19/2019
$50,000
06/21/2019
$36,000
Denver Public Schools
General Assignment Reporter
06/11/2019
$30,032
SDSU Research Foundation
Reporter
06/08/2019
$50,109
UNC Department of Public Safety
Reporter
06/05/2019
$31,305
Reporter
05/31/2019
$32,000
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