How much does a Data Journalist make?

Updated Nov 10, 2021

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$50,978 /yr
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15 salaries

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$34K

Low

$51K

Average

$77K

High

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The national average salary for Data Journalist is $50,978 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Data Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Journalist employees.

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Turbine Labs
3.4

Turbine Labs

Data Journalist

$42,953

 /yr
Range: $41K - $50K
8 salaries
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$41K

$50K

$40,740 - $50,136 Range

YouGov
3.8

YouGov

Data Journalist

$58,717

 /yr
Range: $55K - $66K

$55K

$66K

$55,184 - $66,131 Range

Hoodline

Data Journalist
About 

$62K -$80K

$62K

$80K

$61,600 - $79,589 Range

Morningstar
4.2

Morningstar

Data Journalist
About 

$55K -$60K

$55K

$60K

$55,328 - $59,698 Range

The World Bank
4.1

The World Bank

Data Journalist
About 

$114K -$123K

$114K

$123K

$113,501 - $123,145 Range

NPR
4.1

NPR

Data Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Chicago Tribune
2.7

Chicago Tribune

Data Journalist
About 

$92K -$100K

$92K

$100K

$92,060 - $100,168 Range

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Sportradar
3.9

Sportradar

Data Journalist - Hourly
About 

$24 -$26

 hourly

$24

$26

$24 - $26 Range

Turbine Labs
3.4

Turbine Labs

Data Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$19 -$20

 hourly

$19

$20

$19 - $20 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Traffic Data Journalist
About 

$103K -$112K

$103K

$112K

$102,980 - $111,652 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Journalist is $50,978 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Journalist in United States is $76,947 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Journalist in United States is $33,774 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming a Data Journalist or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of a Data Journalist.

Recent Salary Reports

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

$120,000
per year
A Journalist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$35,000
per year
A News Anchor/Reporter in the Burlington, VT Area area reported making $35,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Burlington, VT Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$32,000
per year
An Anchor/Reporter in the Evansville, IN Area area reported making $32,000 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
Evansville, IN Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$49,995
per year
A News Reporter in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $49,995 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Reporter in the Philadelphia, PA Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Philadelphia, PA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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