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Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare reporters and correspondents salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Reporters and Correspondents

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,610
25th Percentile Wage
$41,690
50th Percentile Wage
$59,910
75th Percentile Wage
$82,160
90th Percentile Wage
$102,760

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). 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 $102,760. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $59,910. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid reporters and correspondents is $32,610.

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 other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201659,9108.65%4.14%
201554,730-12.39%-
201461,5102.86%-
201359,7503.88%-
201257,430--

Compare Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of reporters and correspondents in three industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) 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 business, professional, labor, political, and similar organizations industry with an annual salary $64,670. The lowest paying industry is the social advocacy organizations industry (annual salary $58,370). For detailed reporters and correspondents salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$64,670
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$59,910
Social Advocacy Organizations
$58,370

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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