How much does a Reporter make in San Francisco, CA?

Updated Nov 23, 2021

Industry

Employer Size

Experience

$59,626 /yr
Average Base Pay

96 salaries

$35K

Low

$60K

Average

$101K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$4,200Range$1,024 - $17,219
The average salary for Reporter is $59,626 per year in the San Francisco, CA Area. The average additional cash compensation for a Reporter in the San Francisco, CA Area is $4,200, with a range from $1,024 - $17,219. Salaries estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Reporter employees in the San Francisco, CA Area.

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sing tao newspapers
3

sing tao newspapers

Reporter

$41,557

 /yr
Range: $35K - $53K
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$35K

$53K

$35,320 - $53,322 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Reporter

$106,884

 /yr
Range: $74K - $165K

$74K

$165K

$74,453 - $164,673 Range

Dow Jones
3.7

Dow Jones

Reporter

$92,824

 /yr
Range: $83K - $100K

$83K

$100K

$82,617 - $100,000 Range

Wall Street Journal
3.6

Wall Street Journal

Reporter

$92,439

 /yr
Range: $75K - $118K

$75K

$118K

$75,328 - $117,740 Range

Business Insider
4

Business Insider

Reporter

$80,791

 /yr
Range: $58K - $105K

$58K

$105K

$57,824 - $104,578 Range

Bay Area News Group
2.8

Bay Area News Group

Reporter

$52,712

 /yr
Range: $44K - $60K

$44K

$60K

$44,167 - $60,410 Range

World Journal
2.6

World Journal

Reporter

$41,888

 /yr
Range: $18K - $53K

$18K

$53K

$18,101 - $53,300 Range

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Lincoln Broadcasting Company

Reporter - Hourly

$25

 /hr
Range: $16 - $27

$16

$27

$16 - $27 Range

Sing Tao Daily Newspaper
2.8

Sing Tao Daily Newspaper

Reporter

$37,354

 /yr
Range: $35K - $42K

$35K

$42K

$35,241 - $42,406 Range

Hearst Bay Area
3.2

Hearst Bay Area

Reporter

$70,310

 /yr
Range: $56K - $76K

$56K

$76K

$56,000 - $76,140 Range

The Information
3.9

The Information

Reporter

$131,607

 /yr
Range: $116K - $161K

$116K

$161K

$115,666 - $160,870 Range

MediaNews Group
2.8

MediaNews Group

Reporter
About 

$46K -$71K

$46K

$71K

$46,284 - $71,294 Range

American City Business Journals
3.8

$58K

$80K

$58,409 - $79,939 Range

KQED
3.8

KQED

Reporter - Hourly Contractor
About 

$32 -$35

 hourly

$32

$35

$32 - $35 Range

Mother Jones Magazine
4

$50K

$59K

$49,839 - $59,182 Range

San Francisco Business Times
2.4

$71K

$78K

$71,396 - $78,219 Range

IndiaPost (California)
4.2

$42K

$46K

$41,670 - $46,430 Range

Crittenden Research
3.3

Crittenden Research

Reporter
About 

$35K -$40K

$35K

$40K

$34,948 - $39,563 Range

JAPAN T.V. NEWS
1

JAPAN T.V. NEWS

Reporter
About 

$30K -$33K

$30K

$33K

$30,013 - $32,583 Range

Chinese Information Radio
4

$35K

$42K

$35,129 - $41,771 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Reporter salaries

The average salary for a Reporter is $59,626 per year in San Francisco, CA Area. Salaries estimates are based on 96 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Reporter employees in San Francisco, CA Area.

The highest salary for a Reporter in San Francisco, CA Area is $100,527 per year.

The lowest salary for a Reporter in San Francisco, CA Area is $35,366 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Reporter or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Reporter.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent reporter salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $50,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$56,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$89,000
per year
A News Reporter reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
An Anchor/Reporter reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$42,000
per year
A News Reporter reported making $42,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Reporter reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
Intern
501 to 1000 employees
 
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$10
hourly
A Video Journalist reported making $10 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
College / University
$41,600
per year
A Multimedia Journalist reported making $41,600 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Temporary
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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