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Fast Facts for Reporters in Iowa

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Ames and Cedar Rapids
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Iowa City and Des Moines
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Des Moines and Cedar Rapids

Salaries for Reporters in Iowa

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Des Moines and Cedar Rapids

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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 Iowa. 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® 22.1 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
Iowa CityN/A N/A
Cedar RapidsN/A $27,180
Des Moines-West Des Moines190 $55,450

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