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Journalist Salary
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How much does a Journalist make in the United States?
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$87,282 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$42 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,479 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average journalist salary in United States is $87,282 or an equivalent hourly rate of $42. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,479. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$61,534 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$108,239 (USD)

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