Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation Skills Salary

The average pay for a Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $40,955 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.

$25,474 - $74,953
$25K
$41K
$75K
MEDIAN: $40,955
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$9.64 - $24.31
$9
$15
$24
MEDIAN: $14.96
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$25K$50K$75K
Salary
$25,474 - $74,953  
   
Bonus
$260.00 - $3,750  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
Commission
$4,038  
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).
)
$24,790 - $71,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 112
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$9.64 - $24.31  
   
Hourly Tips
$1.49  
Overtime
$10.07 - $53.07  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$260.00 - $3,750  
   
Commission
$4,038  
Profit Sharing
$1,000  
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).
)
$24,790 - $71,464  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 35

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

Employers: Start Here »

Journalist Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $37,219

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
United States (change)

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Experienced
▲32%

Late-Career
▲21%

Mid-Career
▲15%

National Average
$37,000

Entry-Level
▼8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 69%
dental benefits
Dental: 54%
vision benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 27%
ADVERTISEMENT