The annual and hourly salary statistics of reporters and correspondents in Las Cruces, New Mexico are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of reporters and correspondents in Las Cruces is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$25,590|
|25th Percentile Wage||$27,660|
|50th Percentile Wage||$31,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$36,080|
|90th Percentile Wage||$38,970|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Las Cruces, New Mexico in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $38,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $25,590.
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $31,220 in Las Cruces is in the middle of salary range for reporters and correspondents in state of New Mexico. In comparison, the annual salary of reporters and correspondents in Las Cruces is 22.9 percent (22.9%) lower than that in the highest paying Santa Fe and 25.8 percent (25.8%) higher than that in the lowest paying Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Santa Fe|| |
|Las Cruces|| |
|Eastern New Mexico nonmetropolitan area|| |