Journalist Salary (United Kingdom)

A Journalist earns an average salary of £24,247 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job.
Journalist Salary (?
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£15,146 - £39,551
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £24,246
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Journalist Salary (?
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£5.03 - £20.43
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £12.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,146 - £39,551  
   
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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£14,921 - £40,878  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 150
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£5.03 - £20.43  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
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).
)
£14,921 - £40,878  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 2 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

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

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 66%
Experienced
up arrow 35%
Mid-Career
up arrow 6%
National Average
₤24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 15%
Online Research
up arrow 2%
National Average
₤24,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
49%
female alumni
 
Male
51%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 79%
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