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Fast Facts for Reporters in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: San Francisco, Oakland and Stockton
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Ana, Riverside and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: San Francisco, Oakland and San Diego

Salaries for Reporters in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Francisco, Sacramento and Oakland

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Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Reporters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Reporters relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 23.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

Metro Area
Annual Median Salary
Bakersfield40 $32,350
Fresno120 $43,570
Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade170 $53,740
SalinasN/A N/A
San Diego-Carlsbad170 $57,690
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim1790 $58,230
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario120 $45,560
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward600 $56,150
Santa Maria-Santa Barbara60 $41,720
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara130 $59,720

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