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Freelance Journalist Salary

How much does a Freelance Journalist make in the United States?
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$67,838 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$33 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,791 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average freelance journalist salary in United States is $67,838 or an equivalent hourly rate of $33. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,791. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$48,654 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$83,712 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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