Broadcast News Analyst Salary Information

The salary statistics of broadcast news analysts are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of broadcast news analysts within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The broadcast news analysts annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1. Broadcast News Analyst Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,690
25th Percentile Wage
$34,190
50th Percentile Wage
$56,680
75th Percentile Wage
$93,320
90th Percentile Wage
$163,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for broadcast news analysts. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) broadcast news analysts is $163,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $25,690. Take note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 536% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of broadcast news analysts from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201656,680-15.61%2.29%
201565,5306.23%-
201461,4501.59%-
201360,4708.42%-
201255,380--

Table 2. Broadcast News Analyst Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of broadcast news analysts in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for broadcast news analysts occupations is the management of companies and enterprises sector with an annual salary $60,180. The lowest paying sector is the information sector (annual salary $56,440).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$60,180
Educational Services
$57,200
Information
$56,440

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Broadcast News Analysts by States

From the above tables we note that not only broadcast news analysts salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of broadcast news analysts in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $40,530 to $97,240. The highest paying state for broadcast news analysts is Florida with a median annual salary of $97,240. The lowest paying state is Hawaii with a median annual salary of $40,530. For more salary information of broadcast news analysts profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.

State Name Median Annual Salary
Florida
$97,240
Massachusetts
$79,680
New Jersey
$74,560
Texas
$70,370
Virginia
$68,220
Michigan
$67,540
Indiana
$65,300
New York
$65,030
Alabama
$62,540
Arizona
$61,490
Arkansas
$58,340
North Carolina
$58,120
Idaho
$58,030
Utah
$57,860
Maryland
$55,490
South Carolina
$55,290
Pennsylvania
$54,390
California
$53,970
Tennessee
$53,200
Illinois
$52,500
Georgia
$51,500
District of Columbia
$51,400
Ohio
$48,750
Mississippi
$48,630
Alaska
$47,800
Kansas
$45,410
Puerto Rico
$44,700
Minnesota
$43,020
Iowa
$41,750
Colorado
$40,990
Hawaii
$40,530



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