How much does a Reporter I make in Chicago, IL? The average Reporter I salary in Chicago, IL is $39,536 as of January 29, 2021, but the range typically falls between $32,444 and $50,968. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Industries in the US Strongly Affected by Coronavirus

25% $32,444 10% $25,988 90% $61,377 75% $50,968 $39,536 50%(Median)
Change Search Criteria
Check out Reporter jobs in Chicago, Illinois

Financial Systems Analyst

Maven Advisors - Chicago, IL

Job Description for Reporter I

Reporter I researches a variety of news stories through interviews, observation, and library and/or online resources. Determines tone and intended audience of story. Being a Reporter I investigates and writes a variety of simple news stories. May require a bachelor's degree. Additionally, Reporter I typically reports to a supervisor. The Reporter I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Reporter I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

Employers: Job Description Management Tool

See user submitted job responsibilities for Reporter I.

Job Openings for Reporter I in Chicago, IL
Those that have already made the climb...
John D. Rainey, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Global Customer Operations
PayPal Holdings, Inc. operates as a technology platform and digital payments company that enables digital and mobile payments on behalf of consumers and merchants worldwide. Its payment solutions include PayPal, PayPal Credit, Braintree, Venmo, Xoom, and iZettle products. The company's Payments Platform allows consumer... More
Fiscal Year Ended in 2019
Not the job you're looking for? Search more salaries here:

Are you an HR manager or compensation specialist?

Salary.com's CompAnalyst platform offers:

  • Detailed skills and competency reports for specific positions
  • Job and employee pricing reports
  • Compensation data tools, salary structures, surveys and benchmarks.
Learn about CompAnalyst
City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-2.6%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 6.1%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

Take just three simple steps below to generate your own personalized salary report

Step 1 of 3

Understand the total compensation opportunity for a Reporter I, base salary plus other pay elements

Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
32444
50968
39536

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
32686
51242
39778
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Reporter I in Chicago, IL. The base salary for Reporter I ranges from $32,444 to $50,968 with the average base salary of $39,536. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $32,686 to $51,242 with the average total cash compensation of $39,778.
Step 2 of 3

Discover how your pay is adjusted for skills, experience, and other factors

How much should you be paid?

For a real-time salary target, tell us more about your role in the four categories below.

32444
50968

 

Step 3 of 3

How much should you be paid?

About Chicago, Illinois    Chicago (/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/ (listen), locally also /-ˈkɔː-/), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third mos....More

Chicago, Illinois  area prices were up 0.8% from a year ago    View the Cost of Living in Chicago, Illinois

Reporter I Salary in popular cities: AuroraRockfordJoliet

Skills associated with Reporter I: Content Creation, Editing

Recently searched related titles: Political Journalist, Entry Level Reporter, Sport Anchor

Salary estimation for Reporter I at companies like : PAYPAL HOLDINGS INC, RE/MAX HOLDINGS INC, Square, Inc.

Jobs with a similar salary range to Reporter I : Outbound Vacation Sales Advisor, Plater I