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Sports Journalist Salary

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

$46,214 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$929 (USD)/yr

$45,686 (USD)/yr

$22 (USD)/hr

$929 (USD)/yr

Job Description
Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television. Excludes "Broadcast News Analysts" (27-3021).
The average sports journalist salary in United States is $46,214 or an equivalent hourly rate of $22. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $929. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in United States.
Compensation Data Based on Experience

$34,274 (USD)

$56,183 (USD)


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Salary Potential

$53,575 (USD)

16 %

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

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