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Correspondent News Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$64,170 (USD)

Average Salary

$31/hr

Average Hourly

$1,469

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 19, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Correspondent News is $64,170 a year and $31 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Correspondent News is between $46,610 and $78,729. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Correspondent News. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

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.
Correspondent News Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Reporters and Correspondents

Job family population: 38,790

Estimated population of Correspondent News jobs: 17,659

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$74,390
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Correspondent News Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

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