Journalist Salary with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills

The average pay for a Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills is $35,883 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.

$20,720 - $67,031
(Median)
$21K
$36K
$67K
MEDIAN: $35,882
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$9.29 - $24.36
(Median)
$9
$13
$24
MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$20,720 - $67,031  
   
Bonus
$4.79 - $12,255  
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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$21,371 - $63,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 72
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$9.29 - $24.36  
   
Overtime
$2.80 - $48.61  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$4.79 - $12,255  
   
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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$21,371 - $63,281  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills

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

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Experience Affects Journalist with Writing Procedures & Documentation skills Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 56%

Late-Career
up arrow 30%

Mid-Career
up arrow 26%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 75% dental benefits Dental: 51%
vision benefits Vision: 30% employee benefits None: 20%