An Experienced Journalist earns an average salary of $55,442 per year. A skill in Video Editing is associated with high pay for this job.

$29,960 - $96,021
(Median)
$30K
$55K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,441
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$11.07 - $25.06
(Median)
$11
$19
$25
MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$29,960 - $96,021  
   
Bonus
$986 - $7,946  
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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$29,159 - $92,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$11.07 - $25.06  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$20.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$986 - $7,946  
   
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).
)
$29,159 - $92,918  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $51,035

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Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Video Editing
up arrow 15%

Editing
0%

National Average
$51,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Online Research
up arrow 23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
41 %
Male
59 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
medical benefits
Vision: 47%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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