"Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them." 
~ Adlai E. Stevenson

Employment is expected to decline moderately through 2018.

Employment change

Employment of news analysts, reporters, and correspondents is expected to decline 6 percent between 2008 and 2018.

Many factors will contribute to the decline in this occupation. Consolidation and convergence should continue in the publishing and broadcasting industries. . . . The continued demand for news will create some job opportunities.


Annual wages news analysts, reporters, and correspondents:

Annual wages of reporters and correspondents: 

Annual wages of broadcast news analysts:

~May 2008 figures The Bureau of Labor Statistics (