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News Correspondent Salary

$59,752 (USD)

Average Salary

$29/hr

Average Hourly

$1,368

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for a News Correspondent is $59,752 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Correspondent is between $43,402 and $73,309. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a News Correspondent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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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.
News Correspondent Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Reporters and Correspondents

Job family population: 37,140

Estimated population of News Correspondent jobs: 16,908

Rate of error: 2.4%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$69,269
5 Year Change:
16 %
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News Correspondent Job Listings for United States

Assistant Assignment Editor - News Desk - Mandarin Chinese Bilingual
Dec 13
Washington, United States
Jobot
Constantly track correspondent assignments, shooting and delivery schedules. Work closely with ... Possess an understanding of television news agencies and how they function. Qualifications ...
Assignment Planning Editor
Dec 6
us
CGTN-America
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: · Dispatch correspondents and camera crews to the scene of global news events · Constantly track correspondent assignments, shooting and ...
Assistant Assignment Editor
Dec 6
us
CGTN-America
Assistant Assignment Editor (Bilingual) CGTN News Desk- Mandarin Division  Maintain a keen focus ... track correspondent assignments, shooting and delivery schedules · Work closely with general ...
Producer - Rossen Reports
Dec 11
us
Hearst Television
We expect excellent news judgment and a can do attitude. Candidates must enjoy winning the big ... Work with Chief National Consumer Correspondent Jeff Rossen through all aspects of development and ...
Accounts Payable & Payroll Specialist
Dec 7
Kansas City, MO, USA
Sosland Publishing
... 1099 and signed correspondent agreements Prepare the 1099s and file an accurate summary 1096 ... news and commentary. Our broad selection of print and digital offerings provides rich editorial ...

The average pay for a News Correspondent is $59,752 a year and $29 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a News Correspondent is between $43,402 and $73,309. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a News Correspondent. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to: · Dispatch correspondents and camera crews to the scene of global news events · Constantly track correspondent assignments, shooting and ...
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