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Journalist Salaries

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475 SalariesUpdated May 21, 2018
Average Base Pay
$45,925/yr
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$29K
Low
$46K
Average
$80K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,052
Range$234 - $10,460
How much does a Journalist make?

The national average salary for a Journalist is $45,925 in United States. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 475 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
      Company
      Average Base Salaries in (USD)
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      Sinclair Broadcast Group
      $39,420/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      71 salaries
      $39,420
      $36K$56K
      Nexstar Broadcasting
      $36,027/yr
      Range: $32K - $39K
      29 salaries
      $36,027
      $32K$39K
      TEGNA
      $47,425/yr
      Range: $45K - $50K
      22 salaries
      $47,425
      $45K$50K
      Tribune Media
      $50,245/yr
      Range: $46K - $55K
      20 salaries
      $50,245
      $46K$55K
      Gannett
      $43,605/yr
      Range: $31K - $57K
      18 salaries
      $43,605
      $31K$57K
      Thomson Reuters
      $88,030/yr
      Range: $50K - $142K
      17 salaries
      $88,030
      $50K$142K
      Time Warner Cable
      $47,110/yr
      Range: $43K - $65K
      17 salaries
      $47,110
      $43K$65K

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      NBCUniversal
      $56,817/yr
      Range: $51K - $75K
      13 salaries
      $56,817
      $51K$75K
      Schurz Communications
      $45,363/yr
      Range: $43K - $52K
      8 salaries
      $45,363
      $43K$52K
      BH Media Group
      $32,736/yr
      Range: $26K - $40K
      7 salaries
      $32,736
      $26K$40K
      Daily Chinese News
      $33,524/yr
      Range: $33K - $34K
      7 salaries
      $33,524
      $33K$34K
      Meredith Corporation
      $55,087/yr
      Range: $53K - $58K
      6 salaries
      $55,087
      $53K$58K
      Bloomberg L.P.
      $97,482/yr
      Range: $67K - $134K
      5 salaries
      $97,482
      $67K$134K
      Disney ABC Television
      $74,752/yr
      Range: $69K - $92K
      5 salaries
      $74,752
      $69K$92K
      The E.W. Scripps Company
      $44,664/yr
      Range: $43K - $46K
      5 salaries
      $44,664
      $43K$46K
      Bankrate
      $60,336/yr
      Range: $51K - $72K
      5 salaries
      $60,336
      $51K$72K
      USA Today
      $83,894/yr
      Range: $61K - $116K
      5 salaries
      $83,894
      $61K$116K
      World Journal
      $34,731/yr
      Range: $28K - $39K
      5 salaries
      $34,731
      $28K$39K
      FJ Productions
      $64,427/yr
      Range: $53K - $96K
      5 salaries
      $64,427
      $53K$96K
      The Boston Globe
      $76,411/yr
      Range: $57K - $96K
      4 salaries
      $76,411
      $57K$96K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $120,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $120,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Antonio, TX Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $82,000
      per year
      A Multimedia Journalist in the Washington, DC Area area reported making $82,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Washington, DC Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Government
      $45,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Additional Pay
      $2k cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $7,500
      monthly
      A Journalist in the San Jose, CA Area area reported making $7,500 per month
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      San Jose, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      College / University
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