News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists

4.2/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $23.25 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 47% (Start worrying)

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What do you think the risk of automation is?

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' job openings is expected to decline by -8.6% by 2031
'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

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

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' was $48,370, or $23.25 hourly
'News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists' are paid 5.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as news analysts, reporters, and journalists?

As of 2021 there were 39,080 people employed as News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists within the United States.
This represents around 0.03% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 3 thousand people are employed as News Analysts, Reporters, and Journalists.

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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