Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average pay for a Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $36,982 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$22,674 - $69,062
(Median)
$23K
$37K
$69K
MEDIAN: $36,981
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$10.04 - $24.83
(Median)
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$14
$25
MEDIAN: $14.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$22,674 - $69,062  
   
Bonus
$4.93 - $12,080  
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$22,180 - $66,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 123
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$10.04 - $24.83  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.49  
Overtime
$2.45 - $51.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4.93 - $12,080  
   
Profit Sharing
$850  
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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$22,180 - $66,702  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 57%

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 25%

National Average
$36,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
55 %
Male
45 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 73%
dental benefits
Dental: 52%
medical benefits
Vision: 33%
dental benefits
None: 23%
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