£24,307
Avg. Salary
£13.75
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sports Journalist is £13.75 per hour.

The average pay for a Sports Journalist is £24,307 per year.

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MEDIAN £24,306
£17,937 - £32,973
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Salary £17,937 - £32,973
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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£18,217 - £32,518
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 13 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 35

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.

Sports Journalist Job Listings

Key Stats for Sports Journalist

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%

Experience Affects Sports Journalist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲23%

National Average
₤24,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 18%
dental benefits
Dental: 12%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 76%