The average pay for a Late-Career Journalist is $62,211 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job.

$34,817 - $121,528
$35K
$62K
$120K
MEDIAN: $62,210
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$10.30 - $29.09
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$17
$29
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$34,817 - $121,528  
   
Bonus
$2,035  
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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$32,233 - $117,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.30 - $29.09  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.48  
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,035  
   
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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$32,233 - $117,800  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 13%

National Average
$56,000

Video Editing
up arrow 7%

Technical Writing
up arrow 9%

Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 15%

Online Research
up arrow 35%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
27 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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