Journalist with Editing Skills Salary

The average pay for a Journalist with Editing skills is $38,958 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job.

$25,866 - $69,676
(Median)
$26K
$39K
$70K
MEDIAN: $38,958
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$10.53 - $24.92
(Median)
$11
$13
$25
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$25,866 - $69,676  
   
Bonus
$391.49 - $19,866  
Profit Sharing
$1,056  
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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$23,620 - $68,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 166
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.53 - $24.92  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$15.10 - $49.64  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$391.49 - $19,866  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,056  
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).
)
$23,620 - $68,167  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 45
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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: $38,130

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 61%

Experienced
up arrow 36%

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$38,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 57%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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