Reporters and Correspondents in Oregon
Considering a career as a Reporter or Correspondent in Oregon?
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.
The typical state has 485 Reporters and Correspondents working in it, which means Oregon has fewer Reporters and Correspondents than average.
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
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.
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|
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|
|District of Columbia||1,610||$93,790|
Below are the states where Reporters and Correspondents get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$93,790|
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