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Salary Details for a Journalist at CNN

Updated Aug 10, 2022

Total Pay Estimate & Range

Total Pay
$73,049/yrBase Pay


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The estimated total pay for a Journalist at CNN is $77,776 per year. This number represents 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 base pay is $73,049 per year. The estimated additional pay is $4,727 per year. Additional pay could include bonus, stock, commission, profit sharing or tips. 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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Total Pay

Pay TypePay EstimateMost Likely Range% of Total Pay
Base Pay
$73,049/yr$44K - $121K93.9%
$4,727/yr$4K - $7K6.1%

What are some related job titles for a Journalist?

Some related job titles are Broadcast Journalist salaries with median pay of $64,107, Editor salaries with median pay of $56,957, Journalism salaries with median pay of $74,860, News Reporter salaries with median pay of $53,855.

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