Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Reporters and Correspondents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,490
25th Percentile Wage
$31,090
50th Percentile Wage
$44,820
75th Percentile Wage
$59,280
90th Percentile Wage
$76,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of educational 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 $76,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,820. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid reporters and correspondents is $19,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,820
18.47% -5.18%
2016
$36,540
-12.78% -
2015
$41,210
-3.64% -
2014
$42,710
-12.50% -
2013
$48,050
1.89% -
2012
$47,140
- -

Compare Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of reporters and correspondents in nine industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for reporters and correspondents occupations is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry with an annual salary $49,160. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - local government owned industry (annual salary $25,470). For detailed reporters and correspondents salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$49,160
Educational Services - Privately owned
$47,910
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$47,860
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,670
Educational Services - State government owned
$47,550
Educational Services
$44,820
Educational Services - Local government owned
$25,710
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$25,590
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$25,470

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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