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Reporters and Correspondents in Oregon

Considering a career as a Reporter or Correspondent in Oregon?

-8% Jobs Projection
$33,590 Median Salary
60 Job Openings

While jobs for Reporters and Correspondents in Oregon are decreasing, those who do work in these jobs get paid higher than average.

  • Employment for Reporters and Correspondents in Oregon is expected to decrease.

  • Reporters and Correspondents in Oregon earn lower salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Reporters and Correspondents Work in Oregon?

450 people worked as Reporters and Correspondents in 2018 in this state.

There were 560 Reporters and Correspondents employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 110 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Reporters and Correspondents in OR Employment Trend

The typical state has 485 Reporters and Correspondents working in it, which means Oregon has fewer Reporters and Correspondents than average.

Reporters and Correspondents in OR vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Oregon

Jobs for Reporters and Correspondents in this state are declining at a rate of 7.8% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Reporters and Correspondents: Nation vs. OR

Oregon Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 60 annual job openings, and a total of 590 jobs for Oregon Reporters and Correspondents in 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 3,700 annual jobs and 40,200 total jobs in 2026.

What do Reporters and Correspondents Make in Oregon?

In 2018 wages for Reporters and Correspondents ranged from $25,170 to $79,080 with $33,590 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $12.1 to $38.02. The median hourly rate was $16.15.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $19.35 an hour.

The hourly rate declined by $3.20.

The median salary in Oregon is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Reporters and Correspondents Earnings: OR vs. National Average

Top Oregon Metros for Reporters and Correspondents

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Reporters and Correspondents.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 200 $39,080
Eugene, OR 40 n/a
Medford, OR 30 $29,060

Top States for Reporters and Correspondents Employment

View the list below to see where most Reporters and Correspondents work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 4,540 $62,140
California 3,430 $49,180
Texas 2,210 $36,610
Florida 1,740 $45,480
District of Columbia 1,610 $93,790
Pennsylvania 1,330 $35,670
Illinois 1,260 $40,710
Georgia 1,230 $45,140
Michigan 1,190 $36,890
Ohio 1,130 $34,430
Massachusetts 1,050 $44,060
Minnesota 1,020 $38,110
North Carolina 930 $33,990
Indiana 820 $37,920
Kentucky 740 $36,410
Virginia 740 $39,520
Arizona 680 $47,030
Wisconsin 630 $31,020
Missouri 590 $37,980
New Jersey 590 $52,560

Below are the states where Reporters and Correspondents get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $93,790
New York $62,140
New Jersey $52,560
Louisiana $50,070
California $49,180
Arizona $47,030
Washington $46,310
Florida $45,480
Georgia $45,140
Alaska $44,200

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