A Journalist earns an average salary of £23,152 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

£15,560 - £39,765
£16K
£23K
£40K
MEDIAN: £23,152
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£6.70 - £24.00
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£24
MEDIAN: £10.48
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,560 - £39,765  
   
Bonus
£484.79 - £6,128  
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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£15,496 - £39,765  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 229
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£9£18£27
Hourly Rate
£6.70 - £24.00  
   
Overtime
£20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Bonus
£484.79 - £6,128  
   
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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£15,496 - £39,765  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Pay by Experience for a Journalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Journalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $21,000 based on 158 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Journalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $25,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 39 salaries. A Journalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $36,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £23,385

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

▲55%

Experienced
▲39%

▲6%

National Average
₤23,000

▼12%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▲1%

National Average
₤23,000


Online Research
▼6%

Interviewing
▼10%

writing
▼12%

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 23%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 11%
no benefits
None: 71%