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Freelance Journalist Salary

How much does a Freelance Journalist make in the United States?
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Salary Data for Freelance Journalist

$69,274 (USD)/yr

$33 (USD)/hr

$1,829 (USD)/yr

$68,407 (USD)/yr

$33 (USD)/hr

$1,829 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Originate and prepare written material, such as scripts, stories, advertisements, and other material. Excludes "Public Relations Specialists" (27-3031) and "Technical Writers" (27-3042).
The average freelance journalist salary in United States is $69,274 or an equivalent hourly rate of $33. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,829. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$49,684 (USD)

$85,484 (USD)

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Salary Potential

$80,307 (USD)

16 %

Based on our compensation data, the estimated salary potential for Freelance Journalist will increase 16 % over 5 years.

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