Experienced Journalist Salary

An Experienced Journalist earns an average salary of $54,784 per year. A skill in Video Editing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,833 - $95,856
$30K
$55K
$96K
MEDIAN: $54,784
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90%

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$10.85 - $25.18
$11
$20
$25
MEDIAN: $20.13
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$29,833 - $95,856  
   
Bonus
$981 - $7,891  
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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$29,860 - $93,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 109
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$10.85 - $25.18  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$23.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$981 - $7,891  
   
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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$29,860 - $93,270  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,184

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
10-19 years
76%
20 years or more
24%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Video Editing
▲16%

Editing
▲1%

National Average
$51,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼3%

Technical Writing
▼4%

Online Research
▼22%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
vision benefits
Vision: 44%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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