News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists

5.8/10 job score
risk level
by 2030
or $23.70 hourly
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 9% (Totally Safe)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' job openings is expected to rise 6% by 2030
'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' was $49,300, or $23.70 hourly
'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' are paid 17.5% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 41,580 people employed as News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Narrate or write news stories, reviews, or commentary for print, broadcast, or other communications media such as newspapers, magazines, radio, or television. May collect and analyze information through interview, investigation, or observation.

SOC Code: 27-3023.00

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