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How much does a Journalist make in New York City, NY?

Updated Sep 20, 2021

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Employer Size

Experience

$71,620 /yr
Average Base Pay

110 salaries

$40K

Low

$72K

Average

$128K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average$6,706Range$1,652 - $27,228
The average salary for Journalist is $71,620 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 110 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees in New York City, NY Area.

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Thomson Reuters
3.9

Thomson Reuters

Journalist

$129,633

 /yr
Range: $58K - $132K
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$58K

$132K

$57,989 - $132,357 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Journalist

$107,806

 /yr
Range: $77K - $178K

$77K

$178K

$77,276 - $178,329 Range

New York Times
4.1

New York Times

Journalist

$118,079

 /yr
Range: $56K - $200K

$56K

$200K

$55,865 - $200,000 Range

IB Times
2.4

IB Times

Journalist

$46,649

 /yr
Range: $40K - $51K

$40K

$51K

$39,836 - $51,217 Range

Associated Press
4.1

Associated Press

Journalist

$58,807

 /yr
Range: $45K - $92K

$45K

$92K

$44,532 - $91,682 Range

World Journal
2.6

World Journal

Journalist

$41,382

 /yr
Range: $36K - $44K

$36K

$44K

$36,271 - $43,826 Range

TheStreet
3.5

TheStreet

Journalist

$65,518

 /yr
Range: $45K - $90K

$45K

$90K

$44,795 - $89,589 Range

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Daily Mail and General Trust
3.9

Daily Mail and General Trust

Journalist

$58,524

 /yr
Range: $46K - $98K

$46K

$98K

$45,526 - $98,386 Range

BARGAIN JAPAN

Journalist

$37,674

 /yr
Range: $38K - $53K

$38K

$53K

$37,674 - $53,076 Range

Dow Jones
3.8

Dow Jones

Journalist
About 

$75K -$140K

$75K

$140K

$74,741 - $139,822 Range

Wall Street Journal
3.6

Wall Street Journal

Journalist
About 

$92K -$108K

$92K

$108K

$91,940 - $108,342 Range

Business Insider
3.7

Business Insider

Journalist
About 

$58K -$82K

$58K

$82K

$57,882 - $81,974 Range

Acuris Global
3

Acuris Global

Journalist
About 

$62K -$70K

$62K

$70K

$61,851 - $70,412 Range

Newsday Media Group
3.7

Newsday Media Group

Journalist
About 

$88K -$105K

$88K

$105K

$88,443 - $104,590 Range

New York Post
3.9

New York Post

Journalist
About 

$68K -$76K

$68K

$76K

$67,866 - $75,924 Range

Pageant Media
3.7

Pageant Media

Journalist
About 

$77K -$89K

$77K

$89K

$76,626 - $88,548 Range

Storyful
3

Storyful

Journalist
About 

$50K -$73K

$50K

$73K

$50,474 - $73,248 Range

Broadsheet Media
3.3

Broadsheet Media

Journalist
About 

A$68K -A$75K

A$68K

A$75K

A$68,412 - A$74,790 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Journalist - Contractor
About 

$81K -$89K

$81K

$89K

$81,427 - $88,723 Range

NBCUniversal
4

NBCUniversal

Journalist
About 

$204K -$221K

$204K

$221K

$204,001 - $220,901 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The average salary for a Journalist is $71,620 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 110 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees in New York City, NY Area.

The highest salary for a Journalist in New York City, NY Area is $128,227 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in New York City, NY Area is $40,003 per year.

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Recent Salary Reports

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

$80,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $80,000 per year
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3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$86,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $86,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A Journalist reported making $100,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$102,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $102,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$96,308
per year
A Journalist/Reporter reported making $96,308 per year
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1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Journalist/Reporter reported making $60,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Public
$24
hourly
A Journalist/Reporter reported making $24 per hour
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3-4 years experience
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$100,000
per year
A Reporter reported making $100,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
$140,000
per year
A Journalist/Reporter reported making $140,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$52,500
per year
A Reporter reported making $52,500 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public