£23,532
Avg. Salary
£10.48
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Journalist is £10.48 per hour.

The average pay for a Journalist is £23,532 per year.

£6.83
10%
£10.48
50%
£20.27
90%
MEDIAN £10.48
£16k
10%
£24k
50%
£39k
90%
MEDIAN £23,532
£16,030 - £39,428
£16K
£24K
£39K
MEDIAN: £23,532
10%
50%
90%
£6.83 - £20.27
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MEDIAN: £10.48
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£0£39K
Salary £16,030 - £39,428
Bonus £485 - £6,082
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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£15,907 - £39,933
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 375
Hourly Data £0£64
Hourly Rate £6.83 - £20.27
Overtime £15.00
Annual Data £0£39K
Bonus £485 - £6,082
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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£15,907 - £39,933
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 20

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 Job Listings

Popular Skills for Journalist

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 ₤21,000 based on 158 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 ₤25,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤32,000 based on 39 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 ₤36,000 based on 28 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

4%

National Average: £23,610

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

▲53%

Experienced
▲37%

▲5%

National Average
₤24,000

▼13%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▼0%

National Average
₤24,000


Online Research
▼7%

Interviewing
▼11%

writing
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 22%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 71%