Journalist Salaries in the United States

Salary estimated from 289 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months. Last updated: June 9, 2019
Average salary
$35.37 per hour
  • Most Reported
$8.80
$79.70
Salary Distribution

How much does a Journalist make in the United States?

The average salary for a Journalist is $35.37 per hour in the United States. Salary estimates are based on 289 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.
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Journalist salaries by company in the United States
CompanyAverage salary
$70.00 per hour
$70.00 per hour
$55.00 per hour
$50.00 per hour
$37.15 per hour
$35.00 per hour
$32.76 per hour
$23.04 per hour
$19.53 per hour
$16.09 per hour
Journalist salaries by location
CityAverage salary
$53.22 per hour
$27.63 per hour
$37.68 per hour
$55.99 per hour
$52,312 per year

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