Highest Paying Industries for Reporters and Correspondents

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations36.6476210
Social Advocacy Organizations35.9174680
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)35.8574570
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations35.8574570
Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers32.0466640
Cable and Other Subscription Programming30.6663780
Other Information Services30.4263270
Management of Companies and Enterprises27.4957190
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services25.5953230
Television Broadcasting24.5551060
Broadcasting (except Internet)24.0750060
Radio and Television Broadcasting23.8749640
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned23.6349140
Educational Services, Privately owned23.5849050
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)22.7847380
All industries, private ownership only22.0345820
All industries22.0245800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned22.0145780
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)21.8945530
Information21.8645470
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services21.6545030
Administrative and Support Services21.6545030
Employment Services21.6545030
Telecommunications21.644930
Educational Services, State government owned21.4744660
Radio Broadcasting21.4144530
State government, including schools and hospitals20.4142440
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals20.1341880
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.9541490
Publishing Industries (except Internet)19.6240810
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers19.6240810
Federal, State, and Local Government19.2440010
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service19.2440010
Local government, including schools and hospitals19.1139740
Newspaper Publishers18.6338750
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals1837440

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