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Reporters and Correspondents in Texas

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-7% Jobs Projection
$36,610 Median Salary
180 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Reporters and Correspondents Work in Texas?

2,210 people worked as Reporters and Correspondents in 2018 in this state.

There were 2,010 Reporters and Correspondents employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 200 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Reporters and Correspondents in TX Employment Trend

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

Reporters and Correspondents in TX vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Texas

Jobs for Reporters and Correspondents in this state are declining at a rate of 6.7% which is a slower decline than the nationwide estimated projection of %.

Job Projections for Reporters and Correspondents: Nation vs. TX

Texas Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 180 annual Reporters and Correspondents job openings in Texas, and 1,950 total jobs in the year 2026.

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

What do Reporters and Correspondents Make in Texas?

In 2018 wages for Reporters and Correspondents ranged from $20,080 to $85,050 with $36,610 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $9.65 to $40.89. The median hourly rate was $17.6.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $16.27 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $1.33.

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

Reporters and Correspondents Earnings: TX vs. National Average

Top Texas 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
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 470 $38,090
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 360 $53,470
Austin-Round Rock, TX 280 $42,270
San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 190 $37,530
Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 70 $29,780
McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 60 $30,880
Corpus Christi, TX 30 $40,050

Top States for Reporters and Correspondents Employment

The table below shows the states 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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