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Journalist Salary in New York

The average Journalist in New York, N.Y. earns approximately $48K per year. Health benefits are not enjoyed by everyone in this line of work, and close to a fifth lack any coverage at all. Medical benefits are reported by a fair number and dental coverage is claimed by approximately one-half. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. The majority of Journalists in New York (67 percent) who took the survey are women. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.
$28,849 - $89,091
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $48,114
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$10.07 - $34.77
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$28,849 - $89,091  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,787  
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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$25,547 - $89,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 77
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$500$1K$1.5K
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $34.77  
   
Overtime
$19.25 - $1,012  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$1M$2M$3M
Bonus
$-0.49 - $9,787  
   
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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$25,547 - $89,091  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Journalist in New York, New York Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 58%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$47,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Journalist in New York, New York Salaries

Editing
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

National Average
$47,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
67 %
Male
33 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 73% dental benefits Dental: 50%
vision benefits Vision: 35% employee benefits None: 21%