The average salary for a Journalist, Broadcast is $40,391.
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Job Description for Journalist, Broadcast
Broadcast journalists present news to television viewers and radio listeners. They are hired by local TV and radio outlets and affiliates, or they may work for large, national broadcast entities. These journalists can be anchors, news readers, or reporters, and they usually must have the ability to write and present news stories that are edited for content and meet length requirements. Broadcast journalists typically work on a story, writing copy and outlines. Trained journalists are aware of …Read more
Journalist, Broadcast Tasks
- Edit and produce stories for on-air and online media platforms.
- Act as an anchor and report in and out of the field.
Popular Employer Salaries for Journalist, Broadcast
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Popular Skills for Journalist, Broadcast
Oral / Verbal Communication
Skills in Editing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Oral / Verbal Communication, Technical Writing, Broadcast Programming and Video Editing.
Pay by Experience Level for Journalist, Broadcast
An entry-level Journalist, Broadcast with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $30,517 based on 71 salaries. An early career Journalist, Broadcast with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35,915 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Journalist, Broadcast with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $57,391 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Journalist, Broadcast with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $74,302 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $80,000.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Journalist, Broadcast in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 64.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (54.9% more) and New York, New York (39.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Miami, Florida (16.2% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (5.9% less).
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