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Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of reporters and correspondents in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of reporters and correspondents in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Reporters and Correspondents in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,840
25th Percentile Wage
$24,360
50th Percentile Wage
$27,700
75th Percentile Wage
$30,620
90th Percentile Wage
$34,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $34,100. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $27,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $21,840.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$27,700
2.74% 2.74%
2016
$26,940
0.45% -
2015
$26,820
-0.45% -
2012
$26,940
- -

Table 3. Compare Reporters and Correspondents Salary in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area with Other North Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $27,700 in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is in the middle of salary range for reporters and correspondents in state of North Carolina. In comparison, the annual salary of reporters and correspondents in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area is 39.5 percent (39.5%) lower than that in the highest paying Raleigh-Cary and 14.8 percent (14.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Raleigh-Cary
$45,750
Winston-Salem
$41,040
Asheville
$38,410
Durham-Chapel Hill
$34,300
Wilmington
$30,150
Greensboro-High Point
$29,520
Western North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$28,260
Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,700
Other North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$27,670
Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton
$27,430
Burlington
$27,230
Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area
$23,610



See also: Top paying jobs in Western Central North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina.