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Journalist Salary

A Journalist earns an average salary of £24,468 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.
£15,191 - £39,858
(Median)
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MEDIAN: £24,467
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£15,191 - £39,858  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £6,904  
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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£14,985 - £41,014  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 10 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 147
United States (change)

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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 66%

Experienced
up arrow 37%

Mid-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
₤25,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 14%

Online Research
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤25,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 12% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 9% employee benefits None: 80%