Median pay for New York Journalists is around $43K annually. Most Journalists in New York, N.Y. report high levels of job satisfaction. Although a majority have medical coverage and just over two-fifths have dental coverage, close to a fourth claim no health benefits at all. Male Journalists in New York are just a bit more common among those who completed the questionnaire than females ones, with male workers composing 53 percent of the field. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$28,394 - $99,179
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$28K
$43K
$99K
MEDIAN: $43,499
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$10.14 - $87.78
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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Salary
$28,394 - $99,179  
   
Bonus
$4,000  
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$28,497 - $100,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 74
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Hourly Rate
$10.14 - $87.78  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$20.00  
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$4,000  
   
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$28,497 - $100,120  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience is an important factor influencing the compensation of Journalists in New York. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $40K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $52K. The average pay reported by folks with 10 to 20 years of experience is around $72K. Seasoned veterans with 20 years under their belts enjoy a median income of $96K.

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
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Mid-Career
up arrow 21%

National Average
$43,000


Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Technical Writing
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Writing Procedures & Documentation
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National Average
$43,000

Video Editing
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
47 %
Male
53 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 68%
dental benefits
Dental: 45%
medical benefits
Vision: 39%
dental benefits
None: 27%
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