Journalist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 493 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: September 22, 2017
Average salary
$39,899 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$102,000
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130 salaries reported
$70.00 per hour
  • Most Reported
$7.00
$70.00
10 salaries reported
$122,540 per year
$14,000
$140,000
18 salaries reported
$55.00 per hour
$7.00
$70.00
7 salaries reported
$84,853 per year
$14,000
$140,000
5 salaries reported
$82,161 per year
$14,000
$140,000
10 salaries reported
$38.82 per hour
$7.00
$70.00
5 salaries reported
$72,134 per year
$14,000
$140,000
7 salaries reported
$75,524 per year
$14,000
$140,000
54 salaries reported
$70.00 per day
$56.00
$560
6 salaries reported
$61,401 per year
$14,000
$140,000

Journalist job openings

News Associate, Washington DC Bureau
CBS News
Washington, DC
Music Journalist (Long Form Q&A Interviews)
ALARM Magazine
Chicago, IL
David E. Rosenbaum Reporting Internship
The New York Times
Washington, DC
James Reston Reporting Fellowship
The New York Times
New York, NY
Media Relations Coordinator
SmithBucklin
Chicago, IL
Copy Editor
Entertainment Voice
Los Angeles, CA
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