Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Alabama

The average annual and hourly salaries for reporters and correspondents in the state of Alabama are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of reporters and correspondents among Alabama 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 Alabama

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,550
25th Percentile Wage
$28,030
50th Percentile Wage
$34,260
75th Percentile Wage
$47,360
90th Percentile Wage
$69,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Alabama in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $69,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $34,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $23,550.

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
$34,260
10.83% 17.40%
2016
$30,550
-9.23% -
2015
$33,370
8.81% -
2014
$30,430
3.02% -
2013
$29,510
4.10% -
2012
$28,300
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Alabama cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Alabama ranges from $19,800 to $45,750. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Alabama is Mobile with a median annual salary of $45,750. The second highest paying city/area in Alabama State is Montgomery (mean annual salary $36,630). The lowest paying area is Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $19,800.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Mobile
$45,750
Montgomery
$36,630
Tuscaloosa
$36,100
Birmingham-Hoover
$34,770
Northeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$31,080
Huntsville
$31,030
Dothan
$28,970
Southeast Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$25,940
Northwest Alabama nonmetropolitan area
$19,800




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