Journalist in New York Salary

An average Journalist in New York can expect to take home roughly $48K per year. Unfortunately, some people in this line of work are without benefits — just under a third lack coverage. On the flip side, the larger part have medical insurance and one-half receive dental plans. The majority of Journalists in New York, N.Y. claim high levels of job satisfaction. Men make up a slight majority of New York Journalists (56 percent) who responded to the survey. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.
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$25,912 - $97,610
$26K
$48K
$98K
MEDIAN: $48,479
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$12.72 - $29.48
$15
MEDIAN: $15.17
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Salary $25,912 - $97,610
Bonus $7,000
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$25,438 - $99,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$29
Hourly Rate $15.17
Overtime $13.00
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $7,000
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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$25,438 - $99,415
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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About New York, New York

Kings County, New York
8,550,405
Male:
4,081,698 (47.7%)
Female:
4,468,707 (52.3%)
The City of New York, often called New York City or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States. Located at the southern tip of the state of New York, the city is the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. With a U.S. Census Bureau-estimated 2015 population of 8,550,405 distributed over a land area of just 305 square miles (790 km2), New York is also the most densely populated major city in the United States. A global power city, New York City exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment, its fast pace defining the term New York minute. Home to the headquarters of the United Nations, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural and financial capital of the world. Situated...
New York, NY:
$55,752
New York:
$60,850
$1,317
New York, NY:
$538,300
New York:
$293,500
4.7%

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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 $39,000 based on 53 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 $59,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 11 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 $96,000 based on 7 salaries.

Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲95%

▲57%

▲19%

National Average
$49,000

▼20%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Online Research
▲20%



Video Editing
▲11%

▲5%

National Average
$49,000

writing
▼13%

Reporting
▼28%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 65%
dental benefits
Dental: 49%
vision benefits
Vision: 43%
no benefits
None: 30%
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