Experienced Journalist Salary

An Experienced Journalist earns an average salary of $59,177 per year.

$28,586 - $93,871
(Median)
$29K
$59K
$94K
MEDIAN: $59,177
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$10.67 - $25.53
(Median)
$11
$17
$26
MEDIAN: $16.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$28,586 - $93,871  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
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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$27,779 - $92,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 108
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$10.67 - $25.53  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$22.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,391  
   
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).
)
$27,779 - $92,320  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $53,801

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Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 6%

National Average
$54,000

Editing
up arrow 3%

Video Editing
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 74%
dental benefits
Dental: 56%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 24%
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