Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Alaska

The average annual and hourly salaries for reporters and correspondents in the state of Alaska are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of reporters and correspondents among Alaska metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Reporters and Correspondents in Alaska

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,840
25th Percentile Wage
$36,010
50th Percentile Wage
$42,230
75th Percentile Wage
$61,930
90th Percentile Wage
$99,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Alaska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $99,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $32,840.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$42,230
1.18% 4.85%
2016
$41,730
4.91% -
2015
$39,680
-12.55% -
2014
$44,660
1.61% -
2013
$43,940
8.56% -
2012
$40,180
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Reporters and Correspondents in Alaska Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Alaska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Alaska ranges from $34,880 to $44,680. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Alaska is Anchorage with a median annual salary of $44,680. The second highest paying city/area in Alaska State is Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $39,550). The lowest paying area is Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $34,880.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Anchorage
$44,680
Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$39,550
Southeast Alaska nonmetropolitan area
$34,880




Related:

💰 Highest paying cities for reporters and correspondents

💰 Highest paying industries for reporters and correspondents.