Sports Journalist Salary
The average pay for a Sports Journalist is $41,698 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
$24,516 - $76,704
|Salary||$24,516 - $76,704|
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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).)
|$24,566 - $69,553|
Job Description for Sports Journalist
- 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.
- Take photographs, make videos, and create visualizations to accompany text.
- Build a strong following on social media, following stories and breaking news.
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