Journalist Salary

How much does a Journalist make in the United States?
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$90,002 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$43 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$2,556 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average journalist salary in United States is $90,002 or an equivalent hourly rate of $43. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $2,556. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$63,451 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$111,613 (USD)

Senior Level Salary

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Estimated salary in 2023:
$104,337 (USD)
5 Year Change:
16 %
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