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Reporters and Correspondents in Georgia

Want to work in Georgia as a Reporter or Correspondent? Read this first!

-17% Jobs Projection
$45,140 Median Salary
80 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Reporters and Correspondents Work in Georgia?

In Georgia, there were 1,230 people working as Reporters and Correspondents in the year 2018.

There were 900 Reporters and Correspondents employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 330 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

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

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Job Projections for Georgia

Jobs for Reporters and Correspondents in this state are declining at a rate of 17.1% which is a faster decline than the nationwide estimated projection of -10.1%.

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Georgia Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates 80 annual job openings, and a total of 870 jobs for Georgia 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 Georgia?

In 2018 wages for Reporters and Correspondents ranged from $20,890 to $90,610 with $45,140 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $10.04 to $43.56. The median hourly rate was $21.7.

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

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Top Georgia 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
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA 800 $57,930
Albany, GA 30 $26,590

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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