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Reporters and Correspondents Salary in the Industry of Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries

The salary statistics and trend of reporters and correspondents in the industry of performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries are shown in the following tables and chart. In Table 3 we compare reporters and correspondents salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

Table 1. Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,580
25th Percentile Wage
$26,800
50th Percentile Wage
$29,880
75th Percentile Wage
$42,110
90th Percentile Wage
$64,800

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for reporters and correspondents in the industry of performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries. 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 $64,800. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $29,880. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent reporters and correspondents is $23,580.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents in the industry of Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries from 2012 to 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201629,880-126.77%4.89%
201367,76058.06%-
201228,420--

Table 2. Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$11.34
25th Percentile Wage
$12.89
50th Percentile Wage
$14.37
75th Percentile Wage
$20.25
90th Percentile Wage
$31.16

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for reporters and correspondents in the industry of performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) reporters and correspondents is $31.16. The median hourly salary is $14.37. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $11.34.

Table 3. Compare Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of reporters and correspondents in two industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown in Table 3. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016. For salary information of reporters and correspondents in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$50,690
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$29,880

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