How much does a Broadcast Journalist make?

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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$46,791 /yr
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32 salaries

$27K

Low

$47K

Average

$82K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for a Broadcast Journalist is $46,791 in United States. Filter by location to see Broadcast Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 32 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Broadcast Journalist employees.

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US Air Force
4.2

US Air Force

Broadcast Journalist

$36,756

 /yr
Range: $24K - $80K
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$24K

$80K

$23,855 - $79,641 Range

NY SAT MEDIA

Broadcast Journalist

$36,349

 /yr
Range: $29K - $45K

$29K

$45K

$28,636 - $44,733 Range

Radio Free Asia
3.2

Radio Free Asia

Broadcast Journalist

$58,010

 /yr
Range: $57K - $59K

$57K

$59K

$56,906 - $59,208 Range

US Army
3.9

US Army

Broadcast Journalist - Monthly
About 

$2K -$6K

$2K

$6K

$1,951 - $5,906 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$117K -$195K

$117K

$195K

$116,519 - $195,413 Range

Direct Broadcast Services

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$39K -$42K

$39K

$42K

$39,155 - $42,243 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$38K -$41K

$38K

$41K

$37,838 - $41,309 Range

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Subway
3.4

Subway

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

US Department of Defense
4.1

US Department of Defense

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$36K -$39K

$36K

$39K

$35,769 - $39,064 Range

Army National Guard
4.1

Army National Guard

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

Kent State
4.2

Kent State

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$30K -$32K

$30K

$32K

$29,530 - $31,507 Range

Entercom
3.2

Entercom

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly
About 

$18 -$20

 hourly

$18

$20

$18 - $20 Range

Air National Guard
4.4

Air National Guard

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$44K -$48K

$44K

$48K

$44,386 - $48,133 Range

Columbus State University
3.6

Columbus State University

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$36K -$38K

$36K

$38K

$35,734 - $38,367 Range

Voice of America
3.6

Voice of America

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$28 -$30

 hourly

$28

$30

$28 - $30 Range

Middle East Broadcasting Networks
2.3

Middle East Broadcasting Networks

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$78K -$84K

$78K

$84K

$78,326 - $83,562 Range

WPIX-TV
3.4

WPIX-TV

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$55K -$60K

$55K

$60K

$55,087 - $60,203 Range

KRON
2.4

KRON

Broadcast Journalist
About 

$74K -$80K

$74K

$80K

$73,831 - $79,893 Range

WFUV
4.6

WFUV

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly
About 

$11 -$12

 hourly

$11

$12

$11 - $12 Range

4.3

KOMU-TV

Broadcast Journalist - Hourly
About 

$10 -$11

 hourly

$10

$11

$10 - $11 Range

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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent broadcast journalist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$12
hourly
A Community Journalist in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $12 per hour
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Intern
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$43,000
per year
A News Assignments in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $43,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A Reporter, MMJ in the Charleston, SC Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Charleston, SC Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$47,000
per year
A Reporter/MMJ in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $47,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Cape Coral, FL Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$32,000
per year
A Journalist in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Miami-Fort Lauderdale, FL Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$45,000
per year
A Reporter in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $45,000 per year
Job Highlights
Washington, DC Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$70,000
per year
A Reporter in the Bellingham, WA Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bellingham, WA Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$78,000
per year
A Financial Journalist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $78,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$150,000
per year
A Journalist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $150,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Self-Employed
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
$66,780
per year
A Reporter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $66,780 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
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