Mid-Career Journalist Salary

Pay for Mid-Career Journalists sits in the ballpark of $43K annually. Women Mid-Career Journalists who took the survey just slightly outnumber men. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Mid-Career Journalists. Most enjoy medical while more than half get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over a third. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$28,850 - $73,148

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$9.08 - $25.07

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$28,850 - $73,148  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
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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$25,826 - $72,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 136
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.08 - $25.07  
   
Overtime
$10.30 - $50.17  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,635  
   
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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$25,826 - $72,878  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Journalist Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 22%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
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National Average
$42,000

Editing
up arrow 1%

Video Editing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
54 %
Male
46 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 85% dental benefits Dental: 53%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 14%
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