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Journalist Salary

How much does a Journalist make in the United States?
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$86,296 (USD)

Average Base Salary

$41 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,451 (USD)

Average Bonus
The average journalist salary in United States is $86,296 or an equivalent hourly rate of $41. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,451. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
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$60,839 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$107,017 (USD)

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