What is Richard Engel's salary?

The salary of NBC News chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is not disclosed, however, based on his high position with NBC and his 15 years of experience, it's very likely that he makes at least $100,000 per year or more. The average foreign correspondent makes approximately $50,000 to $75,000 per year, but Engel is an experienced chief foreign correspondent, so it's likely he makes a good bit more than the average.

He's been the chief foreign correspondent with NBC News since April 18, 2008 and is the first broadcast journalist to win the Medill Medal for Courage in Journalism.

Richard Engel and the members of his news crew were kidnapped and held hostage by an unknown group in Syria from December 13, 2012 to December 17, 2012. Though they were psychologically tortured and their lives were threatened, they made it through the ordeal physically unharmed. Engel and his crew were able to escape when a firefight ensued between their captors and a Syrian rebel group.

Updated on Tuesday, January 01 2013 at 12:02AM EST