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Journalist Salaries

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475 SalariesUpdated Aug 10, 2018
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Average Base Pay
$45,925/yr
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$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
      $38,710/yr
      Range: $36K - $56K
      71 salaries
      $38,710/yr
      $36K$56K
      Nexstar Broadcasting
      $35,298/yr
      Range: $32K - $39K
      29 salaries
      $35,298/yr
      $32K$39K
      TEGNA
      $46,556/yr
      Range: $45K - $50K
      22 salaries
      $46,556/yr
      $45K$50K
      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
      Gannett
      $42,000/yr
      Range: $31K - $75K
      19 salaries
      $42,000/yr
      $31K$75K
      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
      Schurz Communications
      $44,965/yr
      Range: $43K - $52K
      8 salaries
      $44,965/yr
      $43K$52K
      BH Media Group
      $32,588/yr
      Range: $26K - $40K
      7 salaries
      $32,588/yr
      $26K$40K
      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
      Disney ABC Television
      $70,730/yr
      Range: $69K - $92K
      5 salaries
      $70,730/yr
      $69K$92K
      The E.W. Scripps Company
      $45,164/yr
      Range: $43K - $46K
      5 salaries
      $45,164/yr
      $43K$46K
      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.

      $34,000
      per year
      A Multimedia Journalist in the State College, PA Area area reported making $34,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      State College, PA Area area
      Full-time
       
      201 to 500 employees
      Company - Private
      $31,293
      per year
      A Video Journalist in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $31,293 per year
      Additional Pay
      $500 cash bonus
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Los Angeles, CA Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $48,000
      per year
      A Multimedia Journalist in the Columbus, OH Area area reported making $48,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Columbus, OH Area area
      Full-time
       
      10000+ employees
      Company - Public
      $14
      hourly
      A Multimedia Journalist in the Cape Coral, FL Area area reported making $14 per hour
      Job Highlights
      1-2 years experience
      Cape Coral, FL Area area
      Full-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
      $25,000
      per year
      A Journalist in the Chicago, IL Area area reported making $25,000 per year
      Job Highlights
      5-7 years experience
      Chicago, IL Area area
      Part-time
       
      1001 to 5000 employees
      Company - Public
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