Salary Details for a News Correspondent at CBS News

Updated May 27, 2021

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay
$78,135/yrBase Pay


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The estimated total pay for a News Correspondent at CBS News is $84,218 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $78,135 per year. The estimated additional pay is $6,083 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Total Pay Breakdown


Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$78,135/yr$49K - $125K92.8%
$6,083/yr$5K - $9K7.2%

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