Rs 349,794
Avg. Salary
Rs 350
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

Rs 15,418

Bonus

Rs 49,435

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Journalist is Rs 350 per hour.

The average pay for a Journalist is Rs 349,794 per year.

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Rs 350.00
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MEDIAN Rs 350.00
10%
Rs 121k
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50%
Rs 864k
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MEDIAN Rs 349,794
Rs 120,955 - Rs 864,219
Rs 120K
Rs 350K
Rs 860K
MEDIAN: Rs 349,794
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50%
90%
Rs 0Rs 893K
Salary Rs 120,955 - Rs 864,219
Bonus Rs 3,000 - Rs 99,159
Profit Sharing Rs 49,435
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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Rs 121,205 - Rs 893,210
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 16 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 290

Job Description for Journalist

A journalist carries out research to create news articles. These news articles may be published online or in a newspaper or a magazine. In other cases, the journalist’s stories will be broadcast on television or radio. The journalist will be responsible for looking for articles that are relevant and will grip the audience’s attention.

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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.

Journalist Pay By Employer

$0$58K

$34,000

Journalist Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Pay by Experience for a Journalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Journalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 310,000 based on 138 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Journalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 500,000 based on 32 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 610,000 based on 21 salaries. A Journalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of Rs 518,000 based on 7 salaries.

Journalist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Journalist?

Journalist in Bangalore:
"It is a really encouraging work experience."
Pros: The work culture is very professional and inspiring. The climate is good which negates exhaustion. All necessary facilities are available at workplace and nearby
Cons: Not being paid adequately

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Experienced
▲71%

Late-Career
▲45%

Mid-Career
▲40%

National Average
Rs 358,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▲2%

Oral / Verbal Communication
▲1%

National Average
Rs 358,000

Writing Procedures & Documentation
▼14%

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 46%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
no benefits
None: 51%