Broadcast News Analyst Salary Information in California

The average annual and hourly salaries for broadcast news analysts in the state of California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of broadcast news analysts amongst California cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Broadcast News Analysts in California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,060
25th Percentile Wage
$28,100
50th Percentile Wage
$53,970
75th Percentile Wage
$89,210
90th Percentile Wage
$158,010

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast news analysts in California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,010. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $53,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,060.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.61
25th Percentile Wage
$13.51
50th Percentile Wage
$25.95
75th Percentile Wage
$42.89
90th Percentile Wage
$75.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for broadcast news analysts in California in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $75.97. The median hourly salary is $25.95. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.61.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of broadcast news analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201653,970-3.39%-25.94%
201555,800-7.33%-
201459,890-22.42%-
201373,3207.30%-
201267,970--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Broadcast News Analysts in California Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of broadcast news analysts in some California cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of broadcast news analysts in state of California ranges from $50,400 to $71,540. The highest paying area for broadcast news analysts in California is Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana with a median annual salary of $71,540. The second highest paying city/area in California State is Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville (mean annual salary $60,860). The lowest paying area is San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont with a median annual salary of $50,400.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$71,540
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$60,860
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$51,900
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$50,400



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