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423 SalariesUpdated Oct 18, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$52,162/yr
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$34K
Low
$52K
Average
$94K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,239
Range$248 - $11,582
How much does a Journalist make?

The national average salary for a Journalist is $52,162 in United States. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 423 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 Broadcasting
      $35,284/yr
      Range: $32K - $39K
      30 salaries
      $35,284/yr
      $32K$39K
      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
      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
      The Boston Globe
      $76,739/yr
      Range: $57K - $96K
      4 salaries
      $76,739/yr
      $57K$96K

      Recent Salary Reports

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

      $32,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the Charlottesville, VA Area area reported making $32,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Charlottesville, VA Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Private
      $21,500
      per year
      A Journalist in the Statesville, NC Area area reported making $21,500 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Statesville, NC Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $3,500
      monthly
      A Journalist/Reporter in the San Francisco, CA Area area reported making $3,500 per month
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      San Francisco, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      501 to 1000 employees
      Company - Private
      $53,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $53,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      3-4 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
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