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Journalist Salary in New York

For Journalists in New York, N.Y., yearly average wages total $48K annually. Not all workers are lucky enough to have benefits; in fact, nearly one in five are without coverage. Medical insurance is claimed by a strong majority and dental insurance is reported by slightly less than one-half. Female New York Journalists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Most Journalists in New York report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,517 - $91,674
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$92K
MEDIAN: $47,512
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$9.93 - $34.25
(Median)
$9
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $17.00
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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$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,517 - $91,674  
   
Bonus
$4.70 - $9,274  
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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$29,210 - $91,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.93 - $34.25  
   
Overtime
$23.01 - $50.87  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4.70 - $9,274  
   
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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$29,210 - $91,149  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $41K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $50K on average. Journalists in New York with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. Folks who claim more than 20 years of relevant experience actually report a comparatively lower median income of $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

up arrow 9%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

National Average
$46,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 72% dental benefits Dental: 46%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 21%
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