Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Maryland

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,250
25th Percentile Wage
$38,660
50th Percentile Wage
$56,280
75th Percentile Wage
$85,350
90th Percentile Wage
$122,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Maryland in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $56,280. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $29,250.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$56,280
14.78% 47.03%
2015
$47,960
28.13% -
2014
$34,470
10.82% -
2013
$30,740
3.03% -
2012
$29,810
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Maryland cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Maryland ranges from $30,310 to $50,980. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Maryland is Baltimore-Towson with a median annual salary of $50,980. The second highest paying city/area in Maryland State is Salisbury (mean annual salary $32,840). The lowest paying area is Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick with a median annual salary of $30,310.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Baltimore-Towson
$50,980
Salisbury
$32,840
Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick
$30,310




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