Average Journalist Salary in India

Average Journalist Salary in India

₹386,014
Avg. Base Salary (INR)
10%
₹170k
MEDIAN
₹386k
90%
₹991k

The average salary for a Journalist is ₹386,014

Base Salary
₹170k - ₹991k
Bonus
₹4k - ₹104k
Profit Sharing
₹0 - ₹49k
Total Pay
₹169k - ₹1m
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What Do Journalists Do?

Journalist Tasks
  • Collect and interpret facts about news events through interviews, investigations, and observation.
  • Work with news editor and reporters to generate new content.
  • Review and edit copy.
  • Report and write stories for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or the internet.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
65.7%
Female
34.3%
This data is based on 35 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

45%

Dental

2%

None

55%