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Journalist Salary

How much does a Journalist make in the United States?
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$86,371 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$42 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,453 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average journalist salary in United States is $86,371 or an equivalent hourly rate of $42. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,453. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$60,892 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$107,110 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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