CNN Journalist Salaries

Updated Sep 15, 2021

$102,852

/yr

Base Pay Average

5 Salaries

$33K$181K

Additional Pay Average:

$17,644

Low

High

$17,644 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 2 salaries

$3K$32K
$3,387 - $31,901 Range
Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Journalist at CNN make?

The typical CNN Journalist salary is $102,852 per year. Journalist salaries at CNN can range from $33,011 - $180,772 per year. This estimate is based upon 5 CNN Journalist salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Journalist at CNN can expect to make an average total pay of $102,852 per year.

$102,852

Total Pay Average

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$28,361 - $81,590 Range

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The average salary for a Journalist is $53,939 per year in United States, which is 47% lower than the average CNN salary of $102,852 per year for this job.

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