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Newsperson Salary

How much does a Newsperson make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Newsperson

$59,243 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,357 (USD)/yr

$58,526 (USD)/yr

$28 (USD)/hr

$1,357 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Assembles and assesses information about newsworthy events to write news stories for publication or broadcast. Receives assignment or evaluates news leads and news tips to develop story idea. Compiles and verifies factual information regarding story through interview, observation, and research. Organizes material, determines slant or emphasis, and writes story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards.
The average newsperson salary in United States is $59,243 or an equivalent hourly rate of $28. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,357. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$43,032 (USD)

$72,685 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$68,679 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Newsperson will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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