Career Outlook for Reporters and Correspondents

Also known as:  Book Critic, Book Reviewer, Columnist, Desk Reporter, Editorial Writer, Feature Writer, Film Critic, Foreign Correspondent, Investigative Reporter, Market News Reporter
The overall job outlook for Reporter or Correspondent careers has been negative since 2004. Vacancies for this career have decreased by 14.12 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of 2.35 percent per year. Demand for Reporters and Correspondents is expected to go up, with an expected 11,770 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 3.26 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Reporters and Correspondents in the following states
New York 4,120
California 3,870
Texas 2,600
Illinois 2,190
Ohio 2,180
Florida 2,170
Pennsylvania 2,010
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Reporters and Correspondents
Guam 70
Delaware 70
Vermont 120
Hawaii 130
New Hampshire 150
Alaska 160
Rhode Island 160