Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Delaware

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,010
25th Percentile Wage
$25,130
50th Percentile Wage
$33,470
75th Percentile Wage
$47,940
90th Percentile Wage
$65,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Delaware in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $65,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $33,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,010.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2017
$33,470
-14.88% -12.01%
2016
$38,450
2.50% -
2015
$37,490
- -




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