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Journalist Salary

$94,023 (USD)

Average Salary

$45/hr

Average Hourly

$2,670

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 20, 2019

The average pay for a Journalist is $94,023 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Journalist is between $66,287 and $116,600. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Journalist. 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:
  • Broadcasts news received from various sources.
  • Studies and analyzes news items of local, national, and international significance to determine selection or is assigned news items for broadcast by editorial staff.
Journalist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Broadcast News Analysts

Job family population: 5,890

Estimated population of Journalist jobs: 1,573

Rate of error: 8.9%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$108,999
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 Job Listings for United States

Data journalist
Nov 18
San Francisco, United States
Protocol Media
We're hiring a data journalist, ideally based in San Francisco or New York.The ideal candidate will have deep working knowledge of the tech industry, along with considerable experience finding and ...
Requisition Title Multimedia Journalist - Albuquerque
Nov 4
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Nexstar Media Group, Inc
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Position Summary The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all ...
Web journalist
Nov 8
Miami City, United States
Baller Alert, Inc.
The Digital Journalist is responsible for the development, production, and editing of content centered on news and entertainment. The ability to write stories on a deadline (Monday Friday) Work with ...
Multimedia Journalist
Oct 7
Fargo, ND, USA
Curtis Squire, Inc.
KVRR TV, the Fox affiliate in Fargo, ND is looking for Multimedia Journalists. We need people who can do it all: report, write, shoot, edit, produce. There may also be opportunities for fill-in ...
Journalist
Nov 18
Hyannis, MA, USA
GateHouse Media
Multimedia Journalist-New England Region Job Description The primary role of the Multimedia Journalist is to gather news and information in multimedia formats for digital and print news products in a ...

The average pay for a Journalist is $94,023 a year and $45 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Journalist is between $66,287 and $116,600. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Journalist. 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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Nov 18
San Francisco, United States
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We're hiring a data journalist, ideally based in San Francisco or New York.The ideal candidate will have deep working knowledge of the tech industry, along with considerable experience finding and ...
Requisition Title Multimedia Journalist - Albuquerque
Nov 4
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Nexstar Media Group, Inc
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled Position Summary The Multimedia Journalist produces, reports, shoots, writes, voices, edits and feeds news production content for all ...
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