The average salary for a Columnist is $71,216 per year.

$15,205 - $162,744
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MEDIAN: $71,216
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$15,319 - $161,488  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 11

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Job Description for Columnist

  • Write regularly appearing columns.
  • Create additional web or visual mediums to accompany the column.
  • Research issues and column topics.
  • Stay up to date on current happenings.

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Key Stats for Columnist

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %
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1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Columnist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 55%

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
33%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None:
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