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Mid-Career Journalist Salary

Earnings for Mid-Career Journalists come in at around $43K per year on average. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a little over a half collect dental insurance. Job satisfaction for Mid-Career Journalists is high. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 53 percent.

$28,050 - $73,006
(Median)
$28K
$43K
$73K
MEDIAN: $43,384
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50%
90%

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$8.85 - $25.39
(Median)
$8
$15
$25
MEDIAN: $15.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,050 - $73,006  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
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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$25,445 - $72,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$13$26$39
Hourly Rate
$8.85 - $25.39  
   
Overtime
$21.32 - $37.00  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$26K$52K$78K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
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).
)
$25,445 - $72,917  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 25

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Journalist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 23%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
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Editing
0%

National Average
$41,000

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 54%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 12%
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