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Journalist Salary

A Journalist earns an average salary of £24,543 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£15,300 - £39,980
(Median)
£15K
£25K
£40K
MEDIAN: £24,543
10%
50%
90%

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,300 - £39,980  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,787  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£15,169 - £41,001  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 163

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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 4%

National Average
₤25,000

Online Research
up arrow 5%

Technical Writing
up arrow 7%

Interviewing
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
45 %
Male
55 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 10% employee benefits None: 77%