Journalist with Editing Skills Salary

The average pay for a Journalist with Editing skills is $40,929 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$26,579 - $75,909
$27K
$41K
$76K
MEDIAN: $40,929
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$10.08 - $23.00
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$13
$23
MEDIAN: $13.03
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$26,579 - $75,909  
   
Bonus
$407.96 - $17,452  
Profit Sharing
$1,280  
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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$24,321 - $70,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 185
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.08 - $23.00  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.45 - $41.22  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$407.96 - $17,452  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,280  
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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$24,321 - $70,895  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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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

National Average: $36,833

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲73%

Experienced
▲41%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 55%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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