Newspaper publishers lose over half their employment from January 2001 to September 2016

April 03, 2017

The information industry consists of businesses that publish information through traditional forms of media such as newspapers, periodicals, and books, as well as electronically over the Internet. From January 2001 to September 2016, the newspaper publishers industry lost over half of its employment, from 412,000 to 174,000. In contrast, employment in the Internet publishing and web search portals industry increased from 67,000 jobs in January 2007 to 206,000 jobs in September 2016.

Employment in selected information industries, January 2001–September 2016
Month Newspaper publishers Periodical publishers Book publishers Directory and mailing list publishers Greeting card publishers All other publishers Radio broadcasting Television broadcasting Internet publishing and broadcasting Internet publishing and web search portals

Jan 2001

411,800 166,306 85,952 57,227 16,906 17,476 113,533 136,385 51,811  

Feb 2001

411,549 167,177 86,195 57,159 16,352 17,605 114,067 136,447 50,585  

Mar 2001

410,897 167,539 86,620 57,313 16,149 17,821 113,836 136,752 49,653  

Apr 2001

407,472 166,893 86,352 56,328 16,144 18,269 111,664 136,059 46,470  

May 2001

406,782 166,451 86,486 56,093 15,929 18,275 112,063 135,684 44,704  

Jun 2001

406,691 167,341 86,920 56,423 16,146 17,899 112,852 136,008 43,598  

Jul 2001

402,614 165,482 86,497 55,198 16,014 17,973 112,914 134,185 42,019  

Aug 2001

400,477 164,101 85,704 55,057 16,040 17,473 113,348 134,108 41,073  

Sep 2001

398,231 161,570 84,075 54,434 16,056 16,891 112,877 133,172 40,022  

Oct 2001

397,549 160,217 83,548 54,364 16,221 16,683 113,520 133,851 38,554  

Nov 2001

397,550 159,209 84,023 53,437 16,105 16,581 113,091 133,788 37,691  

Dec 2001

397,249 158,509 84,228 53,443 16,005 16,487 113,317 133,959 37,178  

Jan 2002

390,185 157,055 84,357 51,829 15,685 16,725 111,190 131,591 35,066  

Feb 2002

388,824 156,810 84,006 51,632 15,036 16,761 111,007 131,494 35,189  

Mar 2002

387,814 156,212 84,187 51,879 14,547 16,921 111,089 131,426 34,841  

Apr 2002

385,892 156,031 84,114 51,168 14,675 17,445 110,279 129,604 34,113  

May 2002

386,171 155,847 84,017 51,237 14,659 17,265 110,549 130,788 34,005  

Jun 2002

387,329 156,224 84,342 51,204 14,622 17,064 111,159 132,157 33,687  

Jul 2002

386,312 156,595 84,024 49,955 14,637 16,724 111,842 128,602 33,599  

Aug 2002

386,091 155,823 83,568 50,288 14,459 16,569 112,312 130,658 33,453  

Sep 2002

385,960 154,474 82,429 50,244 14,510 16,340 112,662 131,547 32,927  

Oct 2002

386,642 154,261 81,546 50,258 14,468 16,530 111,811 130,246 32,869  

Nov 2002

387,886 154,290 82,277 50,395 14,381 16,722 112,107 131,381 32,787  

Dec 2002

388,894 154,166 82,798 50,514 14,389 16,809 112,513 132,816 32,708  

Jan 2003

385,850 148,896 81,988 48,399 15,112 16,534 110,437 129,291 29,833  

Feb 2003

385,616 149,179 81,630 48,570 14,881 16,754 109,894 129,472 29,884  

Mar 2003

385,245 149,359 81,997 48,676 14,844 16,951 109,842 129,417 29,802  

Apr 2003

383,673 149,351 81,508 48,464 14,429 17,622 108,817 128,216 29,578  

May 2003

383,011 149,494 81,417 48,047 14,842 17,332 109,061 128,827 29,585  

Jun 2003

384,058 149,519 81,647 47,991 14,843 17,006 109,600 129,624 29,443  

Jul 2003

381,833 149,485 81,083 47,611 15,130 16,767 109,765 127,582 29,318  

Aug 2003

380,714 148,968 80,670 47,561 15,028 16,724 109,842 127,705 29,405  

Sep 2003

380,025 147,932 79,649 47,301 15,213 16,437 109,913 128,507 29,341  

Oct 2003

379,401 147,961 79,604 47,681 15,257 16,446 109,658 127,865 29,410  

Nov 2003

380,267 148,066 79,723 47,603 15,227 16,647 109,531 128,582 29,488  

Dec 2003

381,599 148,437 79,925 47,565 15,225 16,575 109,567 128,734 29,539  

Jan 2004

375,338 139,944 79,400 47,132 12,806 15,796 110,338 127,008 28,942  

Feb 2004

375,220 140,171 79,647 46,915 12,587 16,015 109,988 127,325 28,975  

Mar 2004

375,263 140,294 80,236 47,345 12,564 16,254 111,031 127,433 29,070  

Apr 2004

374,716 140,184 80,259 46,816 12,313 16,677 110,226 126,862 29,204  

May 2004

374,527 140,092 80,167 46,980 12,267 16,843 110,151 127,118 29,223  

Jun 2004

376,183 141,255 80,886 46,758 12,383 16,434 111,273 127,260 29,329  

Jul 2004

376,123 142,193 81,056 46,860 12,502 16,183 111,008 126,970 29,272  

Aug 2004

375,054 142,188 80,896 46,808 12,651 16,154 110,323 127,456 29,288  

Sep 2004

374,187 141,440 79,612 46,087 12,665 16,206 111,284 128,463 29,264  

Oct 2004

374,605 141,722 79,893 46,449 12,906 16,052 111,959 127,224 29,414  

Nov 2004

374,697 142,035 80,188 46,581 13,110 16,223 111,675 127,100 29,374  

Dec 2004

375,273 142,279 80,859 46,696 13,120 16,352 112,391 127,163 29,671  

Jan 2005

370,742 140,094 81,123 44,800 12,857 15,112 110,148 126,864 29,816  

Feb 2005

370,823 140,994 81,759 45,212 12,540 15,167 110,505 127,213 30,159  

Mar 2005

370,380 140,766 82,006 45,037 12,410 15,433 110,631 127,156 30,308  

Apr 2005

370,283 141,447 82,276 45,331 12,346 15,658 110,079 127,167 30,956  

May 2005

370,261 141,543 82,308 45,282 12,410 15,756 110,650 126,841 31,299  

Jun 2005

371,922 142,303 82,550 45,335 12,232 15,572 111,188 127,373 31,561  

Jul 2005

370,055 142,740 82,278 44,814 12,279 15,463 111,316 126,997 31,742  

Aug 2005

370,140 142,547 81,993 44,504 12,477 15,315 111,519 126,993 31,949  

Sep 2005

369,338 141,684 80,877 44,495 12,644 15,155 112,027 127,803 32,092  

Oct 2005

368,270 141,537 80,913 44,672 12,777 15,175 111,560 126,777 32,545  

Nov 2005

369,259 141,393 81,201 44,648 12,792 15,358 111,458 127,047 32,885  

Dec 2005

369,301 141,766 81,619 44,905 12,674 15,513 112,024 127,295 33,131  

Jan 2006

364,739 141,407 80,208 44,124 11,891 14,958 110,927 125,444 32,649  

Feb 2006

363,262 141,988 80,475 44,316 11,649 15,133 111,170 125,783 33,175  

Mar 2006

362,484 142,580 80,993 44,363 11,668 15,321 111,083 126,051 33,479  

Apr 2006

361,321 142,585 80,739 44,835 11,582 16,029 110,942 125,200 33,827  

May 2006

360,550 142,411 80,850 44,924 11,602 16,037 111,323 125,519 34,157  

Jun 2006

361,666 143,415 81,547 45,229 11,663 15,709 111,714 125,376 34,514  

Jul 2006

361,190 143,397 81,211 44,964 11,598 15,412 111,973 124,269 34,909  

Aug 2006

360,139 143,640 80,647 44,942 11,696 15,064 111,805 125,266 35,144  

Sep 2006

359,479 143,158 79,820 44,876 11,771 15,130 112,045 125,880 35,274  

Oct 2006

357,461 143,009 79,858 44,884 11,797 15,316 111,736 126,225 36,063  

Nov 2006

357,022 143,199 80,008 44,840 11,845 15,389 111,693 126,396 36,255  

Dec 2006

356,577 143,828 80,477 45,085 11,864 15,588 111,552 126,833 36,566  

Jan 2007

354,004 143,199 79,592 45,763 11,655 15,156 109,655 125,710   66,634

Feb 2007

351,998 143,964 80,482 45,967 11,508 15,474 109,758 125,705   67,760

Mar 2007

350,813 143,913 80,888 46,025 11,365 15,958 109,855 125,467   68,300

Apr 2007

351,260 143,993 80,734 46,096 11,415 15,976 109,340 125,722   69,146

May 2007

350,170 144,364 80,748 46,056 11,297 16,064 109,726 125,433   70,364

Jun 2007

350,756 145,378 81,378 46,018 11,157 15,979 110,358 125,551   71,776

Jul 2007

348,969 145,973 80,657 46,065 11,271 15,580 110,163 126,057   72,989

Aug 2007

346,983 145,666 80,356 45,856 11,346 15,528 110,657 126,816   73,582

Sep 2007

345,416 144,511 79,659 45,886 11,409 15,489 110,771 126,911   74,022

Oct 2007

342,973 144,339 79,496 46,394 11,392 15,362 110,579 127,302   75,076

Nov 2007

343,224 144,152 79,857 46,346 11,544 15,522 110,695 127,560   75,574

Dec 2007

342,399 144,186 80,460 46,453 11,464 15,543 110,386 128,326   75,988

Jan 2008

337,547 143,030 79,076 45,983 12,726 14,400 108,566 128,003   78,441

Feb 2008

336,833 143,099 79,571 45,833 12,557 14,418 108,177 127,431   79,402

Mar 2008

334,136 142,532 79,877 45,732 12,401 14,970 107,678 127,696   79,922

Apr 2008

330,356 142,377 80,147 45,309 12,274 14,978 106,114 128,152   80,665

May 2008

328,371 142,012 80,192 45,208 12,280 14,795 106,110 127,293   81,260

Jun 2008

326,953 141,731 80,661 45,311 12,095 14,568 106,483 127,054   82,314

Jul 2008

323,237 141,292 80,286 44,929 12,328 14,542 106,400 126,479   84,046

Aug 2008

319,363 140,065 80,119 44,616 12,391 14,462 106,300 126,361   84,084

Sep 2008

315,955 138,514 78,920 44,236 12,506 14,375 106,083 126,462   83,370

Oct 2008

312,474 138,142 78,770 43,909 12,531 14,181 105,412 125,865   83,841

Nov 2008

310,191 137,278 78,467 43,517 12,460 14,157 104,755 125,160   83,728

Dec 2008

307,801 135,904 78,547 42,686 12,482 14,005 104,020 124,637   83,157

Jan 2009

297,348 132,673 77,191 40,938 9,863 13,202 100,914 122,798   83,702

Feb 2009

293,134 131,009 76,935 40,835 9,798 13,284 99,872 121,867   82,765

Mar 2009

288,309 128,597 76,989 40,141 9,690 13,707 98,408 121,387   82,151

Apr 2009

283,064 127,473 76,988 39,621 9,453 13,722 97,056 120,344   81,938

May 2009

278,919 126,476 76,531 39,298 9,442 13,702 96,424 119,382   81,880

Jun 2009

275,840 125,351 76,463 38,849 9,417 13,373 96,603 118,545   82,238

Jul 2009

270,606 123,632 75,531 38,528 9,362 12,807 96,203 117,441   82,198

Aug 2009

267,454 122,125 74,876 38,280 9,280 12,724 95,344 117,148   81,564

Sep 2009

266,380 121,008 73,919 38,129 9,350 12,754 95,628 116,699   80,874

Oct 2009

264,210 120,247 74,278 37,578 9,207 12,817 95,175 116,638   81,750

Nov 2009

263,934 119,712 74,196 37,572 9,285 12,933 93,862 116,529   81,905

Dec 2009

263,332 119,158 73,920 37,413 9,416 13,560 94,217 116,807   82,369

Jan 2010

258,297 117,448 72,004 35,461 9,006 12,432 92,507 117,414   85,782

Feb 2010

257,125 117,345 71,837 35,389 8,938 12,184 92,016 117,180   86,899

Mar 2010

255,964 117,013 72,270 35,190 8,824 12,684 91,918 117,431   87,148

Apr 2010

255,003 116,404 72,737 34,312 8,823 12,797 91,771 117,156   88,211

May 2010

253,852 116,182 72,156 34,203 8,916 12,855 91,765 116,913   89,265

Jun 2010

253,469 116,331 72,051 34,078 8,820 12,606 92,674 116,685   91,130

Jul 2010

251,302 116,110 72,196 34,013 8,789 12,168 92,876 116,610   92,481

Aug 2010

250,402 115,573 71,729 33,861 8,841 12,138 92,986 116,959   92,928

Sep 2010

249,410 114,973 70,737 33,704 8,878 12,173 93,602 117,442   92,481

Oct 2010

249,541 114,836 70,640 34,404 8,890 12,411 93,509 117,881   94,230

Nov 2010

248,912 114,777 70,728 34,204 8,937 12,465 93,416 118,008   95,350

Dec 2010

248,271 114,724 70,796 33,987 8,894 12,886 93,684 118,313   95,921

Jan 2011

245,553 113,221 70,469 32,648 8,221 10,643 92,313 117,829   98,253

Feb 2011

245,379 113,625 70,527 32,662 8,194 10,315 92,601 117,643   99,481

Mar 2011

243,978 113,464 70,729 32,485 8,120 10,929 92,549 118,080   99,508

Apr 2011

242,771 113,070 71,390 32,158 8,221 11,020 92,680 118,691   101,238

May 2011

241,027 112,812 70,778 31,977 8,286 10,875 92,941 118,384   102,591

Jun 2011

240,339 112,970 70,967 31,786 8,255 10,584 93,493 118,381   105,119

Jul 2011

238,254 112,770 71,073 31,899 8,260 10,253 93,604 118,204   107,272

Aug 2011

236,978 112,662 70,716 31,791 8,294 10,356 93,791 118,798   107,993

Sep 2011

235,910 112,314 69,617 31,652 8,326 10,415 94,251 119,448   107,878

Oct 2011

234,752 111,941 69,541 31,345 8,333 10,394 93,956 119,687   109,090

Nov 2011

234,590 112,078 69,518 31,255 8,414 10,625 93,542 119,598   110,119

Dec 2011

233,131 111,978 69,622 31,020 8,294 10,862 93,281 119,933   110,535

Jan 2012

229,638 110,761 68,965 30,336 6,202 10,477 91,794 119,973   117,644

Feb 2012

229,218 111,045 68,842 30,200 6,239 10,366 91,867 120,103   119,253

Mar 2012

227,572 111,154 69,414 30,145 6,180 10,770 92,068 120,537   119,988

Apr 2012

226,478 110,701 69,861 30,025 6,265 10,843 91,423 120,294   121,045

May 2012

225,214 110,729 69,574 30,060 6,207 10,829 91,874 120,183   122,267

Jun 2012

225,333 111,039 69,430 29,613 6,181 10,453 92,224 120,037   123,714

Jul 2012

224,328 110,590 69,300 29,325 6,180 10,402 91,752 119,414   125,090

Aug 2012

223,298 110,298 69,064 29,341 6,238 10,408 91,840 120,233   125,595

Sep 2012

222,290 109,705 68,143 29,236 6,153 10,390 92,512 120,768   125,097

Oct 2012

221,678 109,859 67,779 29,165 6,314 10,224 92,701 120,816   126,706

Nov 2012

221,202 109,554 67,706 29,001 6,339 10,418 91,988 120,791   127,098

Dec 2012

220,667 109,439 67,544 28,983 6,289 10,737 92,049 121,282   127,502

Jan 2013

218,149 106,764 66,867 28,949 6,017 10,355 90,364 120,755   133,254

Feb 2013

217,429 107,460 67,062 28,996 5,987 10,264 90,480 121,312   134,433

Mar 2013

216,669 107,616 67,303 28,645 5,849 10,868 90,307 121,784   135,308

Apr 2013

215,536 106,948 67,864 28,243 5,813 10,935 90,499 121,206   136,138

May 2013

213,993 106,646 67,475 28,078 5,858 10,913 91,462 121,165   137,673

Jun 2013

214,478 106,831 67,223 27,906 5,906 10,463 91,980 121,470   140,804

Jul 2013

213,045 106,932 67,249 27,800 5,918 10,285 91,444 123,375   143,891

Aug 2013

211,791 106,861 67,004 27,809 5,956 10,120 91,761 124,672   144,606

Sep 2013

210,997 106,361 66,388 27,677 6,013 9,909 91,876 124,087   143,829

Oct 2013

210,190 105,621 65,822 27,597 6,022 9,978 91,255 125,428   145,836

Nov 2013

210,583 105,678 65,730 27,519 6,098 10,124 91,446 126,216   147,616

Dec 2013

209,636 105,790 66,022 27,327 6,150 10,353 91,374 125,352   148,103

Jan 2014

205,736 103,923 64,552 26,934 5,823 9,810 89,646 128,352   149,922

Feb 2014

205,001 104,254 64,590 26,761 5,708 9,659 89,777 129,153   152,303

Mar 2014

204,203 104,290 64,881 26,773 5,630 10,134 89,802 128,858   153,537

Apr 2014

203,785 103,691 64,638 26,633 5,643 10,414 89,534 129,396   154,875

May 2014

203,242 103,489 64,393 26,399 5,678 10,373 89,977 128,923   156,983

Jun 2014

203,257 103,666 64,630 26,041 5,687 9,956 90,607 129,322   160,981

Jul 2014

201,489 102,916 64,709 26,073 5,660 9,658 90,947 129,080   165,556

Aug 2014

199,963 102,898 64,299 25,640 5,666 9,532 90,842 129,905   166,579

Sep 2014

199,214 102,184 63,556 25,386 5,741 9,442 90,960 130,121   165,690

Oct 2014

198,987 101,538 63,461 24,966 5,786 9,626 89,923 130,529   167,799

Nov 2014

198,505 101,437 63,503 24,850 5,779 9,774 89,713 131,447   169,462

Dec 2014

198,140 101,448 63,814 24,633 5,765 10,193 90,115 130,885   171,779

Jan 2015

195,402 100,213 63,073 23,099 4,838 10,622 87,363 130,413   175,513

Feb 2015

195,116 100,251 62,978 22,802 4,815 10,333 87,280 130,117   176,959

Mar 2015

194,137 100,010 62,950 22,642 4,787 10,941 87,063 130,486   178,544

Apr 2015

192,263 99,466 63,205 22,444 4,824 11,108 86,770 130,527   180,045

May 2015

191,583 99,303 63,675 22,246 4,791 11,014 87,439 130,067   181,872

Jun 2015

191,658 99,270 64,136 22,177 4,845 10,778 87,420 130,638   187,367

Jul 2015

189,733 98,942 63,391 21,913 4,852 10,566 88,284 130,054   190,810

Aug 2015

188,347 98,810 63,278 21,781 4,885 10,441 87,999 130,877   191,237

Sep 2015

187,478 98,228 62,316 21,681 4,885 10,403 88,280 131,022   190,435

Oct 2015

186,628 98,023 62,484 21,725 4,972 10,454 87,474 131,679   192,489

Nov 2015

186,444 97,941 62,619 21,680 4,993 10,695 87,120 132,120   193,931

Dec 2015

185,497 97,526 62,551 21,557 4,997 10,651 87,416 132,182   194,143

Jan 2016(p)

182,630 97,076 61,964 21,054 4,791 10,010 85,038 130,715   193,698

Feb 2016(p)

182,242 97,397 62,054 20,826 4,795 9,878 85,348 131,099   195,072

Mar 2016(p)

180,361 97,196 61,916 20,499 4,723 10,128 85,151 131,315   195,653

Apr 2016(p)

178,723 97,274 61,614 20,458 4,711 10,433 84,717 131,948   197,663

May 2016(p)

177,624 96,829 61,624 20,328 4,718 10,397 85,794 131,462   199,235

Jun 2016(p)

176,406 96,918 61,535 19,901 4,595 10,147 86,357 132,241   204,110

Jul 2016(p)

176,065 96,704 61,408 20,002 4,634 10,206 86,521 131,799   207,942

Aug 2016(p)

175,038 96,323 61,162 19,986 4,667 10,227 86,515 132,257   207,168

Sep 2016(p)

173,709 95,674 60,894 19,961 4,616 10,037 86,800 132,275   206,396
Footnotes:

(p) = preliminary.

From first quarter 2001 to third quarter 2016, the number of business establishments in the newspaper publishing industry decreased from 9,310 to 7,623, or 18.1 percent. From first quarter 2007 to third quarter 2016, the number of business establishments in the Internet publishing and web search portals industry increased from 5,532 to 13,924, or over 150 percent.

Number of business establishments in selected information industries, Q1 2001–Q3 2016
Quarter Newspaper publisher Periodical publishers Book publishers Directory and mailing list publishers Greeting card publishers All other publishers Radio broadcasting Television broadcasting Internet publishing and broadcasting Internet publishing and web search portals

Q1 2001

9,310 8,126 3,772 2,604 99 1,404 5,939 2,352 3,860  

Q2 2001

9,288 8,092 3,761 2,554 100 1,431 5,893 2,344 3,828  

Q3 2001

9,296 8,155 3,798 2,521 102 1,432 5,877 2,356 3,787  

Q4 2001

9,305 8,150 3,809 2,501 106 1,436 5,859 2,345 3,738  

Q1 2002

9,265 8,206 3,816 2,369 113 1,404 5,832 2,354 3,526  

Q2 2002

9,270 8,213 3,792 2,309 118 1,398 5,790 2,346 3,462  

Q3 2002

9,296 8,298 3,793 2,316 124 1,401 5,790 2,335 3,429  

Q4 2002

9,318 8,333 3,823 2,300 126 1,417 5,781 2,342 3,421  

Q1 2003

9,275 8,413 3,867 2,203 129 1,388 5,779 2,333 3,221  

Q2 2003

9,259 8,398 3,835 2,200 129 1,400 5,749 2,333 3,149  

Q3 2003

9,256 8,400 3,840 2,158 134 1,406 5,745 2,326 3,103  

Q4 2003

9,247 8,412 3,807 2,158 133 1,407 5,760 2,343 3,081  

Q1 2004

9,278 8,479 3,784 2,103 131 1,400 5,849 2,333 3,041  

Q2 2004

9,332 8,518 3,784 2,092 130 1,400 5,822 2,339 3,091  

Q3 2004

9,358 8,565 3,777 2,095 133 1,404 5,797 2,340 3,102  

Q4 2004

9,348 8,571 3,795 2,091 129 1,407 5,805 2,343 3,136  

Q1 2005

9,240 8,588 3,820 2,053 133 1,362 5,767 2,370 3,179  

Q2 2005

9,285 8,645 3,833 2,040 134 1,354 5,792 2,393 3,258  

Q3 2005

9,304 8,712 3,851 2,036 131 1,357 5,771 2,414 3,348  

Q4 2005

9,322 8,729 3,859 2,040 133 1,390 5,766 2,423 3,429  

Q1 2006

9,313 8,785 3,859 1,999 138 1,344 5,807 2,459 3,565  

Q2 2006

9,345 8,849 3,851 2,022 136 1,350 5,788 2,452 3,696  

Q3 2006

9,361 8,963 3,864 2,018 140 1,358 5,778 2,469 3,834  

Q4 2006

9,348 9,051 3,901 2,007 139 1,357 5,807 2,463 3,982  

Q1 2007

9,261 9,077 3,944 2,012 135 1,370 5,867 2,452   5,532

Q2 2007

9,269 9,142 3,955 2,014 132 1,375 5,880 2,489   5,730

Q3 2007

9,251 9,232 3,969 2,003 133 1,383 5,915 2,489   5,958

Q4 2007

9,268 9,225 3,972 1,998 133 1,391 5,929 2,524   6,124

Q1 2008

9,178 9,210 4,007 1,951 140 1,351 5,890 2,584   6,506

Q2 2008

9,173 9,198 4,039 1,933 141 1,381 5,904 2,584   6,830

Q3 2008

9,136 9,161 4,051 1,944 141 1,372 5,893 2,596   7,067

Q4 2008

9,064 9,095 4,093 1,923 136 1,388 5,812 2,596   7,233

Q1 2009

8,902 8,940 4,071 1,876 128 1,326 5,722 2,574   7,428

Q2 2009

8,801 8,827 4,033 1,841 125 1,329 5,679 2,569   7,563

Q3 2009

8,765 8,711 4,046 1,809 125 1,327 5,673 2,569   7,677

Q4 2009

8,713 8,605 4,031 1,791 123 1,334 5,655 2,577   7,802

Q1 2010

8,568 8,423 3,954 1,722 117 1,295 5,633 2,547   7,886

Q2 2010

8,510 8,372 3,969 1,707 116 1,296 5,670 2,563   8,168

Q3 2010

8,477 8,365 3,986 1,700 116 1,299 5,624 2,571   8,311

Q4 2010

8,452 8,356 3,997 1,710 114 1,294 5,623 2,573   8,461

Q1 2011

8,322 8,212 3,913 1,685 112 1,277 5,599 2,550   8,692

Q2 2011

8,293 8,155 3,887 1,659 109 1,291 5,615 2,548   8,969

Q3 2011

8,261 8,150 3,897 1,648 106 1,286 5,618 2,542   9,274

Q4 2011

8,235 8,051 3,877 1,644 111 1,292 5,632 2,560   9,416

Q1 2012

8,192 7,957 3,834 1,575 103 1,299 5,658 2,573   9,786

Q2 2012

8,175 7,925 3,790 1,564 103 1,309 5,642 2,595   10,006

Q3 2012

8,170 7,889 3,772 1,543 106 1,310 5,634 2,599   10,289

Q4 2012

8,142 7,879 3,773 1,524 106 1,321 5,668 2,640   10,522

Q1 2013

8,039 7,819 3,770 1,494 101 1,304 5,615 2,634   10,775

Q2 2013

8,047 7,792 3,775 1,484 98 1,313 5,634 2,651   11,011

Q3 2013

7,988 7,790 3,792 1,466 97 1,325 5,615 2,654   11,251

Q4 2013

7,939 7,786 3,785 1,441 99 1,318 5,621 2,678   11,383

Q1 2014

7,879 7,770 3,761 1,417 93 1,277 5,620 2,694   11,599

Q2 2014

7,857 7,753 3,773 1,404 93 1,284 5,604 2,704   11,890

Q3 2014

7,861 7,735 3,789 1,390 94 1,294 5,626 2,727   12,141

Q4 2014

7,834 7,759 3,828 1,334 94 1,308 5,606 2,734   12,401

Q1 2015

7,789 7,717 3,692 1,150 93 1,298 5,582 2,724   12,618

Q2 2015

7,739 7,639 3,691 1,133 100 1,299 5,559 2,740   12,879

Q3 2015

7,685 7,659 3,712 1,118 99 1,305 5,571 2,773   13,119

Q4 2015

7,699 7,656 3,728 1,114 102 1,312 5,574 2,795   13,370

Q1 2016(p)

7,603 7,580 3,737 1,085 100 1,264 5,538 2,801   13,426

Q2 2016(p)

7,620 7,558 3,724 1,068 103 1,267 5,539 2,793   13,764

Q3 2016(p)

7,623 7,566 3,758 1,062 100 1,283 5,531 2,798   13,924

Among information industries in 2015, average annual pay in the Internet publishing and web search portals industry was $197,549. This compared with $48,403 for the newspaper publishers industry and $56,332 for radio broadcasting.

Average annual pay in selected information industries, 2015
Industry Average annual pay

Internet publishing and web search portals

$197,549

Television broadcasting

$90,583

Periodical publishers

$90,051

Book publishers

$80,945

Directory and mailing list publishers

$78,368

All other publishers

$65,593

Greeting card publishers

$59,003

Radio broadcasting

$56,332

Newspaper publishers

$48,403

These data are from the Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages and are not seasonally adjusted. For industry employment and establishment data at the national, state, county, and metropolitan area levels, see the data viewer tool or the QCEW Open Data Access.

SUGGESTED CITATION

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Newspaper publishers lose over half their employment from January 2001 to September 2016 on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2017/newspaper-publishers-lose-over-half-their-employment-from-january-2001-to-september-2016.htm (visited October 18, 2017).

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