Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Idaho

The average annual and hourly salaries for reporters and correspondents in the state of Idaho are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of reporters and correspondents among Idaho areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Reporters and Correspondents in Idaho

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,910
25th Percentile Wage
$23,930
50th Percentile Wage
$30,950
75th Percentile Wage
$38,390
90th Percentile Wage
$48,940

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Idaho in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $48,940. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $30,950. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,910.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$30,950
9.21% 12.34%
2016
$28,100
-1.89% -
2015
$28,630
-0.03% -
2014
$28,640
1.50% -
2013
$28,210
3.83% -
2012
$27,130
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Reporters and Correspondents in Idaho Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Idaho cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Idaho ranges from $23,310 to $31,160. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Idaho is Boise City-Nampa with a median annual salary of $31,160. The second highest paying city/area in Idaho State is Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $28,630). The lowest paying area is East Idaho nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $23,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Boise City-Nampa
$31,160
Southcentral Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$28,630
East Idaho nonmetropolitan area
$23,310




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