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Newspaper Journalist Salary
in Rhode Island, United States

$62,862 (USD)

Average Salary

$30/hr

Average Hourly

$1,528

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Newspaper Journalist is $62,862 a year and $30 an hour in Rhode Island, United States. The average salary range for a Newspaper Journalist is between $45,213 and $77,444. 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 Rhode Island, 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 Rhode Island, 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:
$72,874
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Newspaper Journalist Job Listings for Rhode Island, United States

Packaging Maintenance Mechanic
Mar 12
Providence, RI, USA
Gate House Media Corp
... trusted journalism, products and services that enrich the communities we serve our readers ... In 2015, we announced the acquisition of 34 daily newspapers including award winning publications ...
Advertising Operations Coordinator
Feb 19
Providence, RI, USA
Gate House Media Corp
... trusted journalism, products and services that enrich the communities we serve our readers ... In 2015, we announced the acquisition of 34 daily newspapers including award winning publications ...
Sales Engineer
Jan 9
Providence, RI, USA
Gate House Media Corp
... trusted journalism, products and services that enrich the communities we serve our readers ... In 2015, we announced the acquisition of 34 daily newspapers including award winning publications ...
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