Freelance Journalist Salary

How much does a Freelance Journalist make in the United States?
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$68,706 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$33 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,814 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average freelance journalist salary in United States is $68,706 or an equivalent hourly rate of $33. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,814. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$49,276 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$84,784 (USD)

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Estimated salary in 2023:
$79,649
5 Year Change:
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