Journalist with Editing Skills Salary

The average pay for a Journalist with Editing skills is $40,602 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.

$25,733 - $74,774
$26K
$40K
$75K
MEDIAN: $40,480
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$10.07 - $22.69
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MEDIAN: $13.11
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,733 - $74,774  
   
Bonus
$406.14 - $17,617  
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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$24,020 - $70,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 174
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $22.69  
   
Hourly Tips
$2.50  
Overtime
$14.54 - $40.85  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$406.14 - $17,617  
   
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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$24,020 - $70,335  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 61

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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Pay by Experience for a Journalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Journalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $32,000 based on 153 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Journalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $44,000 based on 64 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $52,000 based on 41 salaries. A Journalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 26 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $36,178

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲76%

Experienced
▲43%

Mid-Career
▲22%

National Average
$36,000

▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
no benefits
None: 25%
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