Reporters and Correspondents Salary Information in Utah

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$18,890
25th Percentile Wage
$27,590
50th Percentile Wage
$37,370
75th Percentile Wage
$63,490
90th Percentile Wage
$122,160

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for reporters and correspondents in Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $122,160. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $37,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $18,890.

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 Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$37,370
11.48% -16.08%
2015
$33,080
-32.77% -
2014
$43,920
2.09% -
2013
$43,000
-0.88% -
2012
$43,380
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in some Utah cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of reporters and correspondents in state of Utah ranges from $36,900 to $44,340. The highest paying area for reporters and correspondents in Utah is Ogden-Clearfield with a median annual salary of $44,340. The second highest paying city/area in Utah State is Provo-Orem (mean annual salary $37,150). The lowest paying area is Salt Lake City with a median annual salary of $36,900.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Ogden-Clearfield
$44,340
Provo-Orem
$37,150
Salt Lake City
$36,900




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