News reporter earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

How do news reporter salaries compare to similar careers?

News reporters earn 15% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than photojournalists but more than sports writers.

Career Median Salary
Photojournalist salary $36K
Content manager salary $40K
Translator salary $35K
Proofreader salary $39K
Journalist salary $37K
News reporter salary $27K
Blogger salary $26K
Sports writer salary $24K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)