News Analyst, Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Sector of Information

The salary statistics of news analysts, reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of information are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare news analyst, reporters and correspondents salaries in different industries within the information sector.

Average Annual Salary of News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,300
25th Percentile Wage
$29,380
50th Percentile Wage
$40,710
75th Percentile Wage
$67,410
90th Percentile Wage
$100,190

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for news analysts, reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of information. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) news analysts, reporters and correspondents is $100,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid news analysts, reporters and correspondents is $23,300.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of news analysts, reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$40,710
4.91% 9.33%
2016
$38,710
3.05% -
2015
$37,530
1.44% -
2014
$36,990
0.89% -
2013
$36,660
-0.68% -
2012
$36,910
- -

Compare News Analyst, Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Information Sector

The average salaries of news analysts, reporters and correspondents in twelve industries in the information sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for news analyst, reporters and correspondents occupations is the other information services industry with an annual salary $60,370. The lowest paying industry is the newspaper publishers industry (annual salary $34,180). For detailed news analyst, reporters and correspondents salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Other Information Services
$60,370
Other Information Services
$60,370
Cable and Other Subscription Programming
$55,410
Television Broadcasting
$51,310
Broadcasting (except Internet)
$48,830
Radio and Television Broadcasting
$48,660
Telecommunications
$47,380
Wired Telecommunications Carriers
$47,380
Radio Broadcasting
$37,920
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$35,160
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$35,160
Newspaper Publishers
$34,180

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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