Average Base Pay
25.9% above national average
Additional Cash Compensation
A person in an entry-level Reporters and Correspondents role with under one year of job experience can expect to make an average annual salary of $20,700. A Reporters and Correspondents candidate with 1-4 years of experience makes an average total salary of $31,390. A person in a mid-career Reporters and Correspondents role with 5-9 years of experience makes an average salary of $53,880 a year. Reporters and Correspondents with 10 or more years of experience make an average of $72,790. In their late career (over 20 years of experience), a person in a Reporters and Correspondents role’s annual salary averages $83,230 per year.
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While certifications are not required for every Reporters and Correspondents position, they can certainly increase your salary and lead to an easier recruitment process when applying to enterprises that favor candidates with additional certifications.
The current Bureau of Labor Statistics states the salary is $53,880 higher than the national average for Reporters and Correspondents positions.
Yes, there is strong potential for promotion — either with an additional educational degree or with continued years of experience. There are a multitude of other positions Reporters and Correspondents roles that can advance both internally and with another company.