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Music Journalist Salary

How much does a Music Journalist make in the United States?
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$55,151 (USD)/yr

Average Base Salary

$27 (USD)/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$1,257 (USD)/yr

Average Bonus
The average music journalist salary in United States is $55,151 or an equivalent hourly rate of $27. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $1,257. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Salary by Experience

$40,172 (USD)

Entry Level Salary

$67,608 (USD)

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