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Journalist salary in Chicago Metro Area, IL

Average salary
$57,000/yr
Based on 143 income tax records
$22,500
$124,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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$22,500
$124,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Journalist in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $57,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 143 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Journalist salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $22,500 to $124,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Journalist salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chicago, IL
94 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$45K – $71K
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Indianapolis, IN
14 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$48K – $73K
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Milwaukee, WI
18 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$37K – $55K
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Madison, WI
11 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$35K – $44K

Journalist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chicago Tribune Company, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$58K – $78K

Journalist demographics in Chicago Metro Area, IL

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58% are single
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42% are married
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23% have kids
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29% own a home

Journalist salaries by age

$0
$21,375
$42,750
$64,125
$85,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in Chicago Metro Area, IL

143 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in Chicago Metro Area, IL is $57,000 per year. Journalist salaries in Chicago Metro Area, IL can vary between $22,500 to $124,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 143 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists near Chicago Metro Area, IL: Chicago, IL ($58,500 a year), Indianapolis, IN ($55,000 a year), and Milwaukee, WI ($51,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.