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Journalist Newspaper Salary

$61,471 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,494

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 05, 2019

The average pay for a Journalist Newspaper is $61,471 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Journalist Newspaper is between $44,213 and $75,731. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Researches, documents, writes, refines, and presents accurate and unbiased news stories for national, regional, and local newspapers or magazines, including politics, sports, arts and culture, science, business, entertainment, and human interest news stories.
  • Seeks out and investigates stories through contacts, press releases, and other media.
  • Interviews people in a range of different circumstances.
  • Establishes and maintains contacts and sources to maintain a flow of news, such as police and emergency services, local council, community groups, health trusts, press officers from a variety of organizations, and the general public for use in current and future stories.
Journalist Newspaper Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,210

Estimated population of Journalist Newspaper jobs: 2,798

Rate of error: 2.1%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$71,262
5 Year Change:
16 %
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About United States

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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Journalist Newspaper Job Listings for United States

Anchor / Multiskilled Journalist
Nov 28
Beaumont, United States
Tegna
Media - Journalism - Newspaper * Experience: Not Specified * Date Posted: 11/26/2019
Freelance Multi-Skilled Journalist
Nov 15
San Diego, United States
Tegna
Media - Journalism - Newspaper * Experience: Not Specified * Date Posted: 11/14/2019
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Nov 26
Jackson, United States
The National Museum of Wildlife Art
Five years of successful experience in marketing, public relations, journalism, newspaper writing, or editing. * Experience with cultural organizations or non-profit tourism-based markets is ...
Journalist - Investigative Reporter
Nov 26
Mountain View, CA, USA
Hiago, Inc.
Candidates with extensive writing experience with community newspapers, or as journalists at print publications are preferred. Requirements: * We are looking for at least 2 to 5 years of experience ...
Newspaper Operations Manager McClatchy
Oct 21
Tacoma, WA, USA
McClatchy
This includes but is not limited to each newspaper's home delivery, On Demand, NIE, and 3rd party ... Every day, our talented employees create and deliver award-winning journalism and advertising ...

The average pay for a Journalist Newspaper is $61,471 a year and $30 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Journalist Newspaper is between $44,213 and $75,731. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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