Journalist, News Salary

The average salary for a Journalist, News is $38,916 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$24,670 - $70,469
$25K
$38K
$70K
MEDIAN: $37,569
10%
50%
90%

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$10.00 - $22.50
$10
$14
$22
MEDIAN: $13.98
10%
50%
90%

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$0$70K
Salary $24,670 - $70,469
Bonus $464
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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$21,681 - $53,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 46
Hourly Data $0$22
Hourly Rate $10.00 - $22.50
Overtime $12.47
Annual Data $0$53K
Bonus $464
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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$21,681 - $53,243
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Journalist, News

News journalists are involved in the collecting and writing of information which they consider newsworthy. Typically, news journalists work for newspapers or online news sites, as well as in some broadcast media like radio and television. Journalists must have excellent written and verbal communication skills to effectively gather information in interviews and create informative, but concise, news stories.

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Journalist, News 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.

Common Career Paths for Journalist, News


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Journalist, News Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Journalist, News?

Journalist, News in Englewood Cliffs:
"Excellent."
Pros: Learning new things all the time.
Cons: Commute.

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Key Stats for Journalist, News

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Experience Affects Journalist, News Salaries

Experienced
▲13%

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$35,000

Entry-Level
▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
76 %
Male
24 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
63%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
1%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 76%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 50%
no benefits
None: 21%