Journalist, Broadcast Salary (United States)

A Journalist, Broadcast earns an average salary of $39,098 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Journalist, Broadcast Salary (?
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$21,106 - $87,833
(Median)
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39K
57K
88K
MEDIAN: $39,098
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Journalist, Broadcast Salary (?
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$11.79 - $25.86
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$21,106 - $87,833  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,692  
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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$23,800 - $84,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 130
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$24$48$72
Hourly Rate
$11.79 - $25.86  
   
Overtime
$17.75 - $70.96  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,692  
   
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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$23,800 - $84,729  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 26
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Job Description for Journalist, Broadcast

Broadcast journalists present news to television viewers and radio listeners. They are hired by local TV and radio outlets and affiliates, or they may work for large, national broadcast entities. These journalists can be anchors, news readers, or reporters, and they usually must have the ability to write and present news stories that are edited for content and meet length requirements.
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Journalist, Broadcast Tasks
  • Act as an anchor and report in and out of the field.
  • Edit and produce stories for on-air and online media platforms.

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Experience Affects Journalist, Broadcast Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%
Mid-Career
up arrow 30%
National Average
$38,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

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Gender

Female
54%
female alumni
 
Male
46%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
42%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 79% dental benefits Dental: 65%
vision benefits Vision: 46% employee benefits None: 18%
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