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Newspaper Journalist Salary
in Montana, United States

$53,452 (USD)

Average Salary

$26/hr

Average Hourly

$1,299

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Newspaper Journalist is $53,452 a year and $26 an hour in Montana, United States. The average salary range for a Newspaper Journalist is between $38,445 and $65,851. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for a Newspaper Journalist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Montana, United States.

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Job Summary

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.
Newspaper Journalist Job Prevalence in Montana, United States

Job family: Writers and Authors

Job family population: 45,300

Estimated population of Newspaper Journalist jobs: 2,804

Rate of error: 1.9%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$61,965
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Skills

Newspaper Journalist Job Listings for Montana, United States

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