Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for reporters and correspondents in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of reporters and correspondents among Indiana 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 Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,680
25th Percentile Wage
$29,620
50th Percentile Wage
$36,710
75th Percentile Wage
$46,550
90th Percentile Wage
$59,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $59,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $36,710. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,680.

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
$36,710
5.18% 11.22%
2016
$34,810
0.17% -
2015
$34,750
0.98% -
2014
$34,410
-5.26% -
2013
$36,220
10.02% -
2012
$32,590
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Indiana cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Indiana ranges from $29,260 to $51,970. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Indiana is Bloomington with a median annual salary of $51,970. The second highest paying city/area in Indiana State is Indianapolis-Carmel (mean annual salary $40,070). The lowest paying area is Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $29,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Bloomington
$51,970
Indianapolis-Carmel
$40,070
Lafayette
$37,660
Fort Wayne
$36,490
Gary
$32,320
Columbus
$32,100
Central Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$30,710
Southern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$30,180
Northern Indiana nonmetropolitan area
$29,260




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