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Updated Dec 13, 2021

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

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$90,997 / yrTotal Pay
$63,075 / yrBase Pay
$27,922 / yrAdditional Pay

$90,997

 / yr
$42K$354K
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The estimated total pay for a Journalist is $90,997 per year in the New York City, NY Area area, with an average salary of $63,075 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $27,922 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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What are some related job titles for Journalist?

Some related job titles are Broadcast Journalist Salaries with median pay of $93,352, Editor Salaries with median pay of $101,854, Journalism Salaries with median pay of $88,598, News Reporter Salaries with median pay of $96,971.

What are total pay estimates for a Journalist at different companies in New York City, NY Area?

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Thomson Reuters
3.7

Thomson Reuters

Journalist

$137,386

 /yr
Range: $61K - $140K

$61K

$140K

$61,457 - $140,273 Range

1,343 Jobs
Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Journalist

$114,254

 /yr
Range: $82K - $189K

$82K

$189K

$81,898 - $188,995 Range

New York Times
3.9

New York Times

Journalist

$95,348

 /yr
Range: $48K - $227K

$48K

$227K

$48,151 - $227,001 Range

NBCUniversal
4.1

NBCUniversal

Journalist

$81,118

 /yr
Range: $42K - $226K

$42K

$226K

$41,606 - $225,544 Range

Associated Press
3.8

$75,162

 /yr
Range: $47K - $97K

$47K

$97K

$47,196 - $97,165 Range

IB Times
2.5

IB Times

Journalist

$49,439

 /yr
Range: $42K - $54K

$42K

$54K

$42,218 - $54,280 Range

Business Insider
4.0

$83,221

 /yr
Range: $64K - $90K

$64K

$90K

$64,202 - $89,953 Range

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World Journal
2.7

World Journal

Journalist

$43,857

 /yr
Range: $38K - $46K

$38K

$46K

$38,440 - $46,447 Range

TheStreet
3.5

TheStreet

Journalist

$69,436

 /yr
Range: $47K - $95K

$47K

$95K

$47,474 - $94,947 Range

Daily Mail and General Trust
3.8

$48K

$104K

$48,249 - $104,270 Range

BARGAIN JAPAN

Journalist

$39,927

 /yr
Range: $40K - $56K

$40K

$56K

$39,927 - $56,251 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Journalist - Hourly Contractor

$29

$44

$29 - $44 Range

Yahoo
4.0

Yahoo

Journalist - Hourly Contractor
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$29 -$51

 hourly

$29

$51

$29 - $51 Range

Columbia University
4.1

Columbia University

Journalist - Hourly

$24

$36

$24 - $36 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist - Hourly

$23

$40

$23 - $40 Range

Freelancer
4.2

$98K

$225K

$97,958 - $224,696 Range

Gannett
3.0

$42K

$63K

$41,915 - $62,804 Range

New York Times
3.9

New York Times

Journalist - Hourly Intern

$16

$47

$16 - $47 Range

Dow Jones
3.9

$79K

$147K

$79,084 - $146,835 Range

Vice Media
3.4

$56K

$120K

$55,640 - $120,305 Range

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$90,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a News Reporter with 4 to 6 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Journalist/Reporter with less than one year of experience

$46,716

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$3,000

/moAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Journalist with 7 to 9 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

10 days ago by a Reporter with 4 to 6 years of experience

$12,000

/moAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a WIBC News Anchor/Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

11 days ago by a News Reporter with more than 15 years of experience

$20,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

14 days ago by a Stringer, Reporter with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The average salary for a Journalist is $70,951 per year in New York City, NY Area. Salaries estimates are based on 109 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 $125,623 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in New York City, NY Area is $40,073 per year.

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