News Analyst, Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

Average Annual Salary of News Analysts, Reporters and Correspondents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,370
25th Percentile Wage
$28,750
50th Percentile Wage
$46,300
75th Percentile Wage
$65,600
90th Percentile Wage
$95,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for news analysts, reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. 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 $95,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid news analysts, reporters and correspondents is $24,370.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,300
34.64% 34.90%
2016
$30,260
-130.07% -
2013
$69,620
56.71% -
2012
$30,140
- -

Compare News Analyst, Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of news analysts, reporters and correspondents in three industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation 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 independent artists, writers, and performers industry with an annual salary $52,860. The lowest paying industry is the promoters of performing arts, sports, and similar events industry (annual salary $41,200). For detailed news analyst, reporters and correspondents salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$52,860
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$47,940
Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$41,200

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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