Journalist Salary in New York

Journalists in New York, N.Y. pull down an average of $48K per year. Job satisfaction for Journalists in New York is high. Female New York Journalists are more common than men among those who completed the survey; more than half (63 percent) are women. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and nearly one-half earn dental coverage. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,590 - $91,674
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$92K
MEDIAN: $47,500
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$9.97 - $33.94
(Median)
$10
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$31K$62K$93K
Salary
$29,590 - $91,674  
   
Bonus
$0.39 - $9,696  
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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$29,299 - $90,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 88
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.97 - $33.94  
   
Overtime
$20.35 - $49.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.39 - $9,696  
   
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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$29,299 - $90,874  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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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.


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $41K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $50K. New York Journalists with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $73K. Journalists in New York, N.Y. who claim more than two decades of experience actually make somewhat smaller average paychecks 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

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

up arrow 9%

National Average
$46,000

Video Editing
up arrow 7%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 49%
vision benefits Vision: 37% employee benefits None: 18%
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