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
$23,490
25th Percentile Wage
$26,890
50th Percentile Wage
$30,260
75th Percentile Wage
$46,640
90th Percentile Wage
$69,230

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 $69,230. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $30,260. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid news analysts, reporters and correspondents is $23,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart 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 2016. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201630,260-130.07%0.40%
201369,62056.71%-
201230,140--

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 two industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. 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
$30,360

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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