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
$18,720
25th Percentile Wage
$26,130
50th Percentile Wage
$36,540
75th Percentile Wage
$52,730
90th Percentile Wage
$65,420

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 $65,420. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid reporters and correspondents is $18,720.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201636,540-12.78%-29.01%
201541,210-3.64%-
201442,710-12.50%-
201348,0501.89%-
201247,140--

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

The average salaries of reporters and correspondents in six 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 - state government owned industry with an annual salary $44,400. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $33,720). 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 - State government owned
$44,400
Educational Services - State government owned
$43,750
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$39,940
Educational Services
$36,540
Educational Services - Privately owned
$34,120
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$33,720

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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