Journalist (United States)

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info SALARY PROFILES
20
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
US$ 45,522
info AVG. NET SALARY
US$ 34,626
  UPDATED: 02 Jul 2019
Difference gross vs. net (take home): 23%

What is average salary for Journalist in United States?

Based on our survey (20 individual salary profiles) average GROSS salary for Journalist in United States is US$ 45,522. Average NET salary is US$ 34,626. The most frequent GROSS salary is US$ 25,500. The most frequent education is Bachelors Degree. The most frequent experience are 20+ Years.

City Avg. gross salary Profiles
New York City US$ 85,237 04
Washington DC US$ 64,000 02
Kansas City US$ 27,500 02
San Francisco US$ 18,750 02

Salary profiles from individual employees for Journalist in United States

Below is the list of 20 individual salary profiles - all added on this website.

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(20/20) ASSOCIATE PRODUCER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Show production"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(19/20) RESEARCHER / WRITER


 Posted: 10 Sep 2018

      

Doctorate Degree, 2-4 years: "Research and Write for International Career Guides"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 12,500

(18/20) REPORTER


 Posted: 19 Sep 2017

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "Health care and consumer reporter."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(17/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 10 Apr 2017

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I cover marketing trends in Latin America and Spain."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 95,000

(16/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 17 Sep 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "writer for the largest newspaper in the state."
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 40,001

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(15/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 09 Jun 2016

      

Masters Degree, 2-4 years: "writer for international business times in new york"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 65,000

(14/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 19 Sep 2015

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 75,000

(13/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 11 Mar 2015

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000

(12/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 03 Feb 2015

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Freelance writer, medical writer, white paper author, copywriter, author, editor, and proofreader"
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 35,000

(11/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 31 Jul 2014

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 50,000

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(10/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 23 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 63,000

(9/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 10 Sep 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 24,000

(8/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 22 Jan 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000

(7/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 17 Nov 2011

      

Some College education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(6/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 30 Oct 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 30,000

(5/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 01 Sep 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 25,000

(4/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 15 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 28,000

(3/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 30 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 61,000

(2/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 06 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 26,000

(1/20) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 01 Jun 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
US$ 105,950

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  SURVEY BY LEVELS   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
105K US$ 105,950
01
95K US$ 95,000
01
75K US$ 75,000
01
65K US$ 63,500
04
55K US$ 50,000
01
45K US$ 40,001
01
35K US$ 31,250
04
25K US$ 25,500
06
15K US$ 12,500
01

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  SURVEY BY GENDER   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 53,125 04
Female US$ 43,555 09
N/A US$ 43,707 07

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  SURVEY BY EDUCATION   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Doctorate Degree US$ 12,500 01
Masters Degree US$ 65,190 05
Bachelors Degree US$ 41,692 13
Some College US$ 30,000 01

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  SURVEY BY EXPERIENCE   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
20+ Years US$ 56,991 06
16-20 Years US$ 24,000 01
8-12 Years US$ 46,500 04
4-8 Years US$ 30,000 01
2-4 Years US$ 45,916 06
1-2 Years US$ 25,000 01
0-1 Year US$ 28,000 01

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  SURVEY BY AGES   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
63-68 US$ 75,000 01
57-62 US$ 63,000 01
51-56 US$ 25,000 01
45-50 US$ 37,000 02
33-38 US$ 23,750 02
27-32 US$ 52,500 02
22-26 US$ 53,750 04
N/A US$ 43,707 07

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  SURVEY BY WORK   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 47,534 13
Contract US$ 65,000 01
Self Employed US$ 30,625 04
Part Time US$ 52,500 02

  SURVEY BY CITIES   JOURNALIST   UNITED STATES

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# Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. New York City Journalist US$ 85,237 04
2. Washington DC Journalist US$ 64,000 02
3. Kansas City Journalist US$ 27,500 02
4. San Francisco Journalist US$ 18,750 02

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  SURVEY BY COUNTRIES    JOURNALIST

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Canada Canada Journalist US$ 64,619 CA$ 69,000 05
2. Australia Australia Journalist US$ 49,427 AU$ 55,937 08
3. United States United States US$ 45,522 US$ 45,522 20
4. United Kingdom United Kingdom Journalist US$ 37,168 GBP 25,444 09
5. China China Journalist US$ 16,769 CNY 106,833 06

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