Journalist Salary in New York

Journalists in New York can expect wages of $48K annually on average. There are more female Journalists in New York, N.Y. who answered the questionnaire than male, making up 62 percent. Medical benefits are awarded to a strong majority, and around half earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,392 - $96,318

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,392 - $96,318  
   
Bonus
$0.39 - $9,696  
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$29,083 - $95,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 91
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.00 - $32.00  
   
Overtime
$20.35 - $49.13  
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Bonus
$0.39 - $9,696  
   
Total Pay (?
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$29,083 - $95,077  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist in New York, New York

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Those who have worked for fewer than five years take home a median salary of $41K, and workers with five to 10 years of experience earn a higher $50K on average. Journalists in New York with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $74K. For some reason, Journalists in New York, N.Y. with more than two decades of experience report lower paychecks overall; the median sum in this group sits near $60K.

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Experience Affects Journalist in New York, New York Salaries


Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000


Skills That Affect Journalist in New York, New York Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

up arrow 7%

National Average
$46,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 13%

Video Editing
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 38% employee benefits None: 19%
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