The average pay for an Entry-Level Photojournalist is $34,888 per year.

$24,822 - $51,070
$25K
$35K
$51K
MEDIAN: $34,888
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$11.27 - $19.75
$11
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MEDIAN: $13.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$18K$36K$54K
Salary
$24,822 - $51,070  
   
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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$24,508 - $49,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 52
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$11.27 - $19.75  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.38  
Overtime
$17.78 - $30.70  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
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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$24,508 - $49,142  
   
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Key Stats for Photojournalist

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
85%
5-9 years
11%
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Skills That Affect Photojournalist Salaries

Video Editing
0%

National Average
$32,000

Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%

Photography
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
25 %
Male
75 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 82%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
dental benefits
None: 13%
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