Average Journalist, Broadcast Salary

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The average salary for a Journalist, Broadcast is $40,391.
MEDIAN $40,391
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$24k - $88k
$493 - $17k
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$25k - $84k

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Job Description for Journalist, Broadcast

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.

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Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Journalist, Broadcast. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Journalist, Broadcast
Video Producer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Journalist, Broadcast

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.
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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