Average Entry-Level Journalist Salary in United Kingdom

Average Entry-Level Journalist Salary in United Kingdom

£20,192
Avg. Base Salary (GBP)
10%
£15k
MEDIAN
£20k
90%
£26k

The average salary for a Journalist is £20,192

Base Salary
£15k - £26k
Bonus
£0 - £1k
Total Pay
£15k - £27k
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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

Female
58.8%
Male
41.2%
This data is based on 17 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

29%

Dental

6%

Vision

10%

None

68%