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Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare reporters and correspondents salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Reporters and Correspondents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,470
25th Percentile Wage
$43,480
50th Percentile Wage
$50,200
75th Percentile Wage
$61,630
90th Percentile Wage
$93,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) reporters and correspondents is $93,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $50,200. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid reporters and correspondents is $39,470.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201650,2006.41%-11.79%
201546,980-1.15%-
201447,5209.22%-
201343,140-30.09%-
201256,120--

Compare Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of reporters and correspondents in one industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. For detailed reporters and correspondents salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$50,200

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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