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Journalist Salaries

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Average Base Pay
$45,845/yr
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$29K
Low
$46K
Average
$83K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,050
Range$233 - $10,445
How much does a Journalist make?

The national average salary for a Journalist is $45,845 in United States. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 519 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
      $38,710/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      71 salaries
      $38,710/yr
      $36K$56K
      Nexstar Media Group
      $35,298/yr
      Range: $32K - $49K
      31 salaries
      $35,298/yr
      $32K$49K
      TEGNA
      $46,556/yr
      Range: $45K - $50K
      22 salaries
      $46,556/yr
      $45K$50K
      Gannett
      $41,124/yr
      Range: $28K - $75K
      20 salaries
      $41,124/yr
      $28K$75K
      Tribune Media
      $49,987/yr
      Range: $46K - $55K
      20 salaries
      $49,987/yr
      $46K$55K
      Thomson Reuters
      $90,581/yr
      Range: $50K - $142K
      19 salaries
      $90,581/yr
      $50K$142K
      Time Warner Cable
      $45,092/yr
      Range: $43K - $65K
      17 salaries
      $45,092/yr
      $43K$65K

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      NBCUniversal
      $53,895/yr
      Range: $51K - $75K
      13 salaries
      $53,895/yr
      $51K$75K
      BH Media Group
      $32,507/yr
      Range: $22K - $40K
      8 salaries
      $32,507/yr
      $22K$40K
      Schurz Communications
      $44,965/yr
      Range: $43K - $52K
      8 salaries
      $44,965/yr
      $43K$52K
      Daily Chinese News
      $32,987/yr
      Range: $33K - $34K
      7 salaries
      $32,987/yr
      $33K$34K
      Meredith Corporation
      $55,411/yr
      Range: $53K - $58K
      6 salaries
      $55,411/yr
      $53K$58K
      Bloomberg L.P.
      $93,327/yr
      Range: $67K - $134K
      5 salaries
      $93,327/yr
      $67K$134K
      New York Times
      $72,187/yr
      Range: $50K - $117K
      5 salaries
      $72,187/yr
      $50K$117K
      The E.W. Scripps Company
      $45,164/yr
      Range: $43K - $46K
      5 salaries
      $45,164/yr
      $43K$46K
      Disney ABC Television
      $70,730/yr
      Range: $69K - $92K
      5 salaries
      $70,730/yr
      $69K$92K
      Bankrate
      $59,056/yr
      Range: $51K - $72K
      5 salaries
      $59,056/yr
      $51K$72K
      USA Today
      $72,571/yr
      Range: $61K - $116K
      5 salaries
      $72,571/yr
      $61K$116K
      World Journal
      $36,000/yr
      Range: $28K - $39K
      5 salaries
      $36,000/yr
      $28K$39K
      FJ Productions
      $59,350/yr
      Range: $53K - $96K
      5 salaries
      $59,350/yr
      $53K$96K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $22
      hourly
      A Sports Content Researcher in the Hartford, CT Area area reported making $22 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Hartford, CT Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $110,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $110,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      10+ years experience
      New York City, NY Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $45,000
      per year
      A Multimedia Journalist in the Austin, TX Area area reported making $45,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Austin, TX Area area
       
      Full-time
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $10
      hourly
      A Journalist/Reporter in the DeRidder, LA Area area reported making $10 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      DeRidder, LA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Subsidiary or Business Segment
      $28,000
      per year
      A Journalist/Reporter in the Coos Bay, OR Area area reported making $28,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Coos Bay, OR Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Private
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