Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Nebraska

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,470
25th Percentile Wage
$20,090
50th Percentile Wage
$31,030
75th Percentile Wage
$40,040
90th Percentile Wage
$61,420

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,420. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,030. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,470.

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
$31,030
13.50% 24.81%
2016
$26,840
3.35% -
2015
$25,940
0.50% -
2014
$25,810
10.85% -
2013
$23,010
-1.39% -
2012
$23,330
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Nebraska cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Nebraska ranges from $20,120 to $40,500. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $40,500. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $29,760). The lowest paying area is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $20,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$40,500
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$29,760
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$21,950
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$21,270
Lincoln
$20,120




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