Journalist salary in United States
How much does a Journalist make in the United States?
Average base salary
The average salary for a journalist is $60,105 per year in the United States. 411 salaries reported, updated at August 11, 2022.
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Most common benefits for Journalists
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
Salary satisfactionBased on 151 ratings
40% of Journalists in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.
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Common questions about salaries for a Journalist
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