Journalist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 292 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: July 16, 2018
Average salary
$38,566 per year
  • Most Reported
$14,000
$99,000
Salary Distribution

How much does a Journalist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Journalist is $38,566 per year in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 292 salaries submitted anonymously to Indeed by Journalist employees, users, and collected from past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. The typical tenure for a Journalist is less than 1 year.
Journalist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$106,192 per year
$38,247 per year
$72,134 per year
$61,401 per year
$57,064 per year
$50,000 per year
$84,853 per year
$37,955 per year
$33,319 per year
$32,094 per year
Journalist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$45,252 per year
$60.32 per hour
$70.00 per day

Journalist job openings

Staff Writer, Vox
Vox Media
Washington, DC
Staff Writer, Vox
Vox Media
Washington, DC
Staff Writer, Wired
Conde Nast
New York, NY
Staff Writer, Boston.com
The Boston Globe
Boston, MA
Digital Writer-Editor
Chicago Reader
Chicago, IL
Elections Staff Writer
Ballotpedia
Middleton, WI
Journalist Jobs