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 among Nebraska cities 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,100
25th Percentile Wage
$19,690
50th Percentile Wage
$26,840
75th Percentile Wage
$36,760
90th Percentile Wage
$54,880

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 $54,880. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $26,840. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$9.18
25th Percentile Wage
$9.47
50th Percentile Wage
$12.90
75th Percentile Wage
$17.67
90th Percentile Wage
$26.38

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for reporters and correspondents in Nebraska in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $26.38. The median hourly salary is $12.90. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $9.18.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of reporters and correspondents from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201626,8403.35%13.08%
201525,9400.50%-
201425,81010.85%-
201323,010-1.39%-
201223,330--

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 $21,120 to $37,620. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Nebraska is Omaha-Council Bluffs with a median annual salary of $37,620. The second highest paying city/area in Nebraska State is Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $26,280). The lowest paying area is Lincoln with a median annual salary of $21,120.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Omaha-Council Bluffs
$37,620
Northeastern Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$26,280
Central Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$22,990
Western Nebraska nonmetropolitan area
$21,270
Lincoln
$21,120



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