Sports Journalist Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Sports Journalist is $37,189 per year.
Sports Journalist Salary (?
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$28,828 - $83,953
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MEDIAN: $37,189
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National Salary Data

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$28,828 - $83,953  
   
Total Pay (?
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$24,657 - $83,429  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Job Description for Sports Journalist

  • Take photographs, make videos, and create visualizations to accompany text.
  • Build a strong following on social media, following stories and breaking news.
  • Become embedded in the sports community to identify and report on sports teams, topics, and players.
  • Lay out pages and publish stories to the web.

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Gender

Female
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Male
100%
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Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
6%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None:
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