Journalist Salary (United Kingdom)

A Journalist earns an average salary of £24,106 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 Total Pay (?
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£15,263 - £39,247
(Median)
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24K
30K
39K
MEDIAN: £24,106
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Journalist Total Pay (?
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£5.11 - £20.32
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £12.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,263 - £39,247  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,182  
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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£15,032 - £40,775  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£7£14£21
Hourly Rate
£5.11 - £20.32  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Bonus
£0.00 - £5,182  
   
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).
)
£15,032 - £40,775  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
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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 65%
Experienced
up arrow 36%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 17%
Online Research
up arrow 10%
National Average
₤24,000
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Gender
Female
47%
female alumni
 
Male
53%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 15% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 78%
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