Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Sports Reporter make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$65,675 / yrTotal Pay
$47,345 / yrBase Pay
$18,330 / yrAdditional Pay

$65,675

 / yr
$28K$158K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Sports Reporter is $65,675 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $47,345 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $18,330 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Sports Reporter salary is $47,345. Salaries can range from $27,688 - $157,652. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Sports Reporter in United States can expect their total pay value to be on average $65,675.

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What are some related job titles for Sports Reporter?

Some related job titles are Sports Anchor/Reporter Salaries with median pay of $73,204, TV News Reporter Salaries with median pay of $101,076, Assistant Director of Sports Information Salaries with median pay of $69,520, TV Reporter Salaries with median pay of $82,295.

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Gannett
3.1

Gannett

Sports Reporter

$40,173

 /yr
Range: $32K - $47K

$32K

$47K

$32,036 - $46,581 Range

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Nexstar Media Group
2.9

Nexstar Media Group

Sports Reporter

$33,501

 /yr
Range: $27K - $54K

$27K

$54K

$27,000 - $53,766 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.1

$31K

$39K

$30,999 - $39,210 Range

Forum Communications
3.1

$35K

$55K

$35,229 - $54,707 Range

MLive Media Group
2.9

MLive Media Group

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$12 -$14

 hourly

$12

$14

$12 - $14 Range

Baltimore Sun Media Group
2.8

Baltimore Sun Media Group

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$17 -$20

 hourly

$17

$20

$17 - $20 Range

Adams Publishing Group
2.3

$26K

$34K

$26,237 - $34,470 Range

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Alabama Media Group
3.4

$45K

$50K

$45,059 - $50,401 Range

Kansas City Star
2.7

$32K

$37K

$32,400 - $36,551 Range

Indianapolis Star
2.9

$47K

$81K

$46,677 - $81,412 Range

The Athletic
4.2

The Athletic

Sports Reporter
About 

$71K -$94K

$71K

$94K

$70,602 - $94,276 Range

Press Enterprise
3.3

Press Enterprise

Sports Reporter
About 

$45K -$52K

$45K

$52K

$44,539 - $52,289 Range

The Columbian
3.7

The Columbian

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$19 -$23

 hourly

$19

$23

$19 - $23 Range

The Dominion Post
2.9

The Dominion Post

Sports Reporter
About 

$31K -$34K

$31K

$34K

$31,411 - $33,924 Range

KFDA News Channel 10

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$12 -$13

 hourly

$12

$13

$12 - $13 Range

American Press
5.0

American Press

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$16 -$19

 hourly

$16

$19

$16 - $19 Range

3.3

Carroll County Times

Sports Reporter - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

New Castle News

Sports Reporter
About 

$27K -$31K

$27K

$31K

$27,090 - $30,788 Range

Lowe's Home Improvement
3.4

Lowe's Home Improvement

Sports Reporter - Hourly

$13

$14

$13 - $14 Range

Food Lion
3.3

Food Lion

Sports Reporter - Hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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$10

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7 days ago by a Journalist/Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$30,000

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7 days ago by a News Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$50,000

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$31,000

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8 days ago by a Reporter/MMJ with 1 to 3 years of experience

$45,000

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8 days ago by a Digital Court Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Official Court Reporter with more than 15 years of experience

$22

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8 days ago by a Report Writer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$34,000

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9 days ago by a Multimedia Sports Reporter with less than one year of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Sports Reporter salaries

The national average salary for a Sports Reporter is $39,063 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Sports Reporter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 91 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Sports Reporter employees.

The highest salary for a Sports Reporter in United States is $56,484 per year.

The lowest salary for a Sports Reporter in United States is $27,015 per year.

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