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Journalist Salaries in Washington, DC Area

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Average Base Pay
$61,801/yr
35% above national average
Not enough reports to show salary distribution
$40K
Low
$62K
Average
$92K
High

Additional Cash Compensation

Average$2,474
Range$269 - $13,240
How much does a Journalist make in Washington, DC ?

The average salary for a Journalist is $61,801 in Washington, DC . Salaries estimates are based on 50 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees in Washington, DC .

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    USA Today
    $72,379/yr
    Range: $61K - $116K
    4 salaries
    $72,379/yr
    $61K$116K
    Thomson Reuters
    $87,229/yr
    Range: $67K - $108K
    2 salaries
    About
    $67K - $108K
    $67K$108K
    Gannett
    $54,214/yr
    Range: $49K - $59K
    2 salaries
    About
    $49K - $59K
    $49K$59K
    Sinclair Broadcast Group
    $60,722/yr
    Range: $54K - $67K
    2 salaries
    About
    $54K - $67K
    $54K$67K
    Lockheed Martin
    $70,526/yr
    Range: $68K - $73K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $68K - $73K
    $68K$73K
    Bloomberg L.P.
    $100,521/yr
    Range: $97K - $105K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $97K - $105K
    $97K$105K
    BAE Systems USA
    $70,808/yr
    Range: $69K - $74K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $69K - $74K
    $69K$74K

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    Time Warner Cable
    $65,223/yr
    Range: $62K - $68K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $62K - $68K
    $62K$68K
    SAIC
    $68,419/yr
    Range: $66K - $71K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $66K - $71K
    $66K$71K
    Leidos
    $71,658/yr
    Range: $69K - $74K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $69K - $74K
    $69K$74K
    General Dynamics Information Technology
    $65,418/yr
    Range: $63K - $68K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $63K - $68K
    $63K$68K
    AOL
    $21/hr
    Range: $20 - $22
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $20 - $22
    hourly
    $20$22
    CBS
    $68,639/yr
    Range: $65K - $71K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $65K - $71K
    $65K$71K
    CBS Interactive
    $77,511/yr
    Range: $75K - $80K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $75K - $80K
    $75K$80K
    2U
    $74,409/yr
    Range: $71K - $78K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $71K - $78K
    $71K$78K
    TEGNA
    $66,947/yr
    Range: $64K - $70K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $64K - $70K
    $64K$70K
    Nexstar Media Group
    $78,000/yr
    Range: $75K - $81K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $75K - $81K
    $75K$81K
    The Washington Post
    $146,689/yr
    Range: $140K - $153K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $140K - $153K
    $140K$153K
    NPR
    $79,823/yr
    Range: $77K - $83K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $77K - $83K
    $77K$83K
    Bankrate
    $71,607/yr
    Range: $68K - $74K
    1 employee salary or estimate
    About
    $68K - $74K
    $68K$74K

    Recent Salary Reports

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

    $40,000
    per year
    A Video Journalist reported making $40,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1 to 50 employees
    Company - Private
    $78,000
    per year
    A Journalist reported making $78,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    10000+ employees
    Company - Public
    $30
    hourly
    A Journalist reported making $30 per hour
    Job Highlights
    1-2 years experience
    Full-time
     
    51 to 200 employees
    Company - Private
    $3,650
    monthly
    A Multimedia Journalist reported making $3,650 per month
    Job Highlights
    3-4 years experience
    Full-time
     
    1001 to 5000 employees
    Company - Private
    $75,000
    per year
    A Video Journalist reported making $75,000 per year
    Job Highlights
    10+ years experience
    Full-time
     
    201 to 500 employees
    Company - Private
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