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Newswriter Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$56,262 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Newswriter is $56,262 a year and $27 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Newswriter is between $41,668 and $68,454. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Newswriter. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Writes news stories for publication or broadcast from written or recorded notes supplied by reporting staff, using computer or typewriter: reviews and evaluates written or recorded notes obtained from reporting staff to isolate pertinent facts and details.
  • Verifies accuracy of questionable facts and obtains supplemental material and additional details from files, reference libraries, and interviews with knowledgeable sources.
  • Organizes material and writes story conforming to specified length, style, and format requirements.
  • May discuss story length and format with editor, city or with producer and film or videotape editor.
  • May write news stories in foreign language.
Newswriter Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Reporters and Correspondents

Job family population: 38,790

Estimated population of Newswriter jobs: 651

Rate of error: 2.5%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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