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Journalist Salary in New York

New York Journalists take home approximately $48K per year on average. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and approximately half collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Female Journalists in New York survey participants are more prevalent than men — 64 percent of professionals. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$29,535 - $89,396
(Median)
$30K
$48K
$89K
MEDIAN: $47,947
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$9.93 - $34.25
(Median)
$9
$18
$34
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$29,535 - $89,396  
   
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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$29,189 - $88,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 86
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 (?
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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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$29,189 - $88,796  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


People who have worked for fewer than five years bring home $42K on average. Median compensation in the five-to-10 year group, however, is higher at approximately $50K. On average, Journalists in New York make $73K following one to two decades on the job. Survey participants with more than twenty years of experience only make around $49K on average, though; this group reports a lower median than the one claimed by mid-career individuals.

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Experience Affects Journalist in New York, New York Salaries


Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Late-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$47,000


Skills That Affect Journalist in New York, New York Salaries

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

Editing
up arrow 8%

National Average
$47,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
64 %
Male
36 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 74% dental benefits Dental: 48%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 20%