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Freelance Journalist Salary
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How much does a Freelance Journalist make in the United States?
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$67,482 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$32 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,782 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average freelance journalist salary in United States is $67,482 or an equivalent hourly rate of $32. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,782. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$48,399 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$83,274 (USD)

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