A Journalist earns an average salary of £24,059 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job.
Journalist Total Pay (?
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£15,080 - £36,385
(Median)
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29K
36K
MEDIAN: £24,058
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Journalist Total Pay (?
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£5.11 - £21.58
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £16.00
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,080 - £36,385  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,096  
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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£14,897 - £40,427  
PayScale
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 152
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£8£16£24
Hourly Rate
£5.11 - £21.58  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£16K£32K£48K
Bonus
£0.00 - £7,096  
   
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).
)
£14,897 - £40,427  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Apr 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 62%
Experienced
up arrow 36%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
₤24,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
46%
female alumni
 
Male
54%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 14% dental benefits Dental: 6%
vision benefits Vision: 7% employee benefits None: 80%
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