How much does a Data Journalist make?

Updated Jan 19, 2022

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$50,978 /yr
Average Base Pay

15 salaries

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$34K

Low

$51K

Average

$77K

High

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How much does a Data Journalist make? The national average salary for a Data Journalist is $50,978 in United States. Filter by location to see Data Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Data Journalist employees.

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Recent User Submitted Salaries for On-Air in United States of America

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$12

/hrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a On-Air with 10 to 14 years of experience

$50,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$98,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$40,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Court Reporter with more than 15 years of experience

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$55,422

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$100/yr

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

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Journalist/Reporter with more than 15 years of experience

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Turbine Labs
3.4

Turbine Labs

Data Journalist

$43,618

 /yr
Range: $41K - $51K

$41K

$51K

$41,370 - $50,912 Range

YouGov
3.9

YouGov

Data Journalist

$59,626

 /yr
Range: $56K - $67K

$56K

$67K

$56,038 - $67,155 Range

Morningstar
4.2

Morningstar

Data Journalist
About 

$57K -$63K

$57K

$63K

$56,806 - $62,987 Range

Hoodline

Data Journalist
About 

$62K -$80K

$62K

$80K

$62,484 - $80,417 Range

The World Bank
4.2

The World Bank

Data Journalist
About 

$115K -$124K

$115K

$124K

$114,740 - $124,044 Range

NPR
4.1

NPR

Data Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Chicago Tribune
2.9

Chicago Tribune

Data Journalist
About 

$94K -$102K

$94K

$102K

$94,271 - $101,679 Range

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Sportradar
3.8

Sportradar

Data Journalist - Hourly
About 

$25 -$26

 hourly

$25

$26

$25 - $26 Range

Turbine Labs
3.4

Turbine Labs

Data Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

Kinsa
2.8

Kinsa

Data Journalist
About 

$76K -$84K

$76K

$84K

$76,242 - $83,711 Range

Rediff.com
4.3

Rediff.com

Senior Correspondent/Journalist

$74,548

 /yr
Range: $64K - $75K

$64K

$75K

$64,302 - $74,548 Range

Bloomberg L.P.
4.1

Bloomberg L.P.

Traffic Data Journalist
About 

$107K -$114K

$107K

$114K

$106,575 - $114,166 Range

LTI
3.8

LTI

Senior Correspondent/Journalist
About 

$71K -$77K

$71K

$77K

$71,364 - $77,492 Range

Voice of America
3.6

Voice of America

Senior Correspondent/Journalist
About 

$149K -$161K

$149K

$161K

$148,971 - $161,209 Range

New York Public Radio
2.5

New York Public Radio

Senior Correspondent/Journalist
About 

$139K -$151K

$139K

$151K

$139,052 - $151,023 Range

Business Insider
3.9

Business Insider

Business Journalist - Hourly
About 

$18 -$19

 hourly

$18

$19

$18 - $19 Range

TechShepherd
4.5

TechShepherd

Business Journalist
About 

$45K -$48K

$45K

$48K

$45,386 - $48,493 Range

Sky News (United Kingdom)
3.5

Sky News (United Kingdom)

TV Journalist
About 

$164K -$178K

$164K

$178K

$164,241 - $177,621 Range

WJLA-TV
2.8

WJLA-TV

Reporter, Multimedia Journalists
About 

$61K -$68K

$61K

$68K

$61,225 - $67,534 Range

Girl Scouts USA
3.4

Girl Scouts USA

Student Journalist - Monthly
About 

$1K -$1K

$1K

$1K

$1,180 - $1,291 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Data Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Data Journalist is $50,978 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Data Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 15 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Data Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Data Journalist in United States is $76,947 per year.

The lowest salary for a Data Journalist in United States is $33,774 per year.

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