How much does a Reporter make?

Updated Oct 7, 2021

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$49,887 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,498 salaries

$29K

Low

$50K

Average

$85K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Reporter is $49,887 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Reporter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3498 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Reporter employees.

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$52,642

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Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Reporter

$103,584

 /yr
Range: $44K - $164K
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$44K

$164K

$44,353 - $164,121 Range

Gannett
3

Gannett

Reporter

$43,779

 /yr
Range: $24K - $80K

$24K

$80K

$23,926 - $80,267 Range

Sinovision
2.7

Sinovision

Reporter - Hourly

$18

 /hr
Range: $17 - $29

$17

$29

$17 - $29 Range

Dow Jones
3.8

Dow Jones

Reporter

$81,170

 /yr
Range: $57K - $146K

$57K

$146K

$56,954 - $146,145 Range

World Journal
2.6

World Journal

Reporter

$37,923

 /yr
Range: $34K - $54K

$34K

$54K

$34,122 - $53,817 Range

Wall Street Journal
3.6

Wall Street Journal

Reporter

$98,621

 /yr
Range: $50K - $138K

$50K

$138K

$50,142 - $137,848 Range

Business Insider
4

Business Insider

Reporter

$57,594

 /yr
Range: $45K - $104K

$45K

$104K

$44,764 - $104,227 Range

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Politico
3.6

Politico

Reporter

$70,521

 /yr
Range: $48K - $101K

$48K

$101K

$48,377 - $100,897 Range

Sinclair Broadcast Group
3.2

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Reporter

$52,887

 /yr
Range: $28K - $76K

$28K

$76K

$28,003 - $76,222 Range

GateHouse Media
2.1

GateHouse Media

Reporter

$30,531

 /yr
Range: $25K - $52K

$25K

$52K

$25,130 - $52,055 Range

sing tao newspapers
3

sing tao newspapers

Reporter

$39,545

 /yr
Range: $34K - $45K

$34K

$45K

$33,580 - $45,468 Range

Tribune Media
3.6

Tribune Media

Reporter

$53,094

 /yr
Range: $46K - $67K

$46K

$67K

$46,201 - $66,691 Range

BH Media Group
2.5

BH Media Group

Reporter

$33,746

 /yr
Range: $25K - $41K

$25K

$41K

$25,130 - $40,979 Range

Crain Communications
3

Crain Communications

Reporter

$71,701

 /yr
Range: $43K - $97K

$43K

$97K

$43,149 - $96,678 Range

Community Impact Newspaper
3.8

Community Impact Newspaper

Reporter

$35,313

 /yr
Range: $33K - $42K

$33K

$42K

$33,496 - $42,000 Range

Sound Publishing
1.9

Sound Publishing

Reporter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $13 - $19

$13

$19

$13 - $19 Range

American City Business Journals
3.8

American City Business Journals

Reporter

$55,992

 /yr
Range: $37K - $75K

$37K

$75K

$37,218 - $74,916 Range

Acuris Global
3.1

Acuris Global

Reporter

$63,692

 /yr
Range: $50K - $80K

$50K

$80K

$50,448 - $80,411 Range

Nexstar Media Group
2.8

Nexstar Media Group

Reporter

$34,041

 /yr
Range: $25K - $59K

$25K

$59K

$25,459 - $59,122 Range

Lee Enterprises
2.4

Lee Enterprises

Reporter - Hourly

$16

 /hr
Range: $14 - $23

$14

$23

$14 - $23 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Reporter salaries

The national average salary for a Reporter is $49,887 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Reporter salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3498 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Reporter employees.

The highest salary for a Reporter in United States is $84,930 per year.

The lowest salary for a Reporter in United States is $29,302 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$50,000
per year
A Journalist/Reporter in the Juneau, AK Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Juneau, AK Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$32,000
per year
A Multimedia Journalist in the Twin Falls, ID Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Twin Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A News Anchor in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Part-time
 
10000+ employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$23,394
per year
A Reporter in the Augusta, GA Area area reported making $23,394 per year
Job Highlights
Augusta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$100,000
per year
A Reporter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$17
hourly
An Education Reporter in the Bloomington, IN Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bloomington, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$50,000
per year
A News Reporter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$17
hourly
A Reporter in the Orlando, FL Area area reported making $17 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Orlando, FL Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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