$41,248
Avg. Salary
$14.64
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Sports Journalist is $14.64 per hour.

The average pay for a Sports Journalist is $41,248 per year.

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$12.59
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$14.64
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$15.37
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MEDIAN $14.64
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$78k
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MEDIAN $41,248
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MEDIAN: $41,248
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$0$77K
Salary $24,806 - $77,622
Bonus $1,500
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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$24,939 - $75,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 38
Hourly Data $0$17
Hourly Rate $14.64
Overtime $17.50
Annual Data $0$75K
Bonus $1,500
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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$24,939 - $75,511
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description

  • 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.

Job Listings

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

How Experience Affects Salaries

Mid-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$39,000

Entry-Level
▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
vision benefits
Vision: 45%
no benefits
None: 23%