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Music Journalist Salary

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

$55,866 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$1,274 (USD)/yr

$55,194 (USD)/yr

$27 (USD)/hr

$1,274 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Speak or read from scripted materials, such as news reports or commercial messages, on radio or television. May announce artist or title of performance, identify station, or interview guests. Excludes “Broadcast News Analysts” (27-3021).
The average music journalist salary in United States is $55,866 or an equivalent hourly rate of $27. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,274. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$40,693 (USD)

$68,484 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$64,764 (USD)

16 %

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

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