Journalist salary in Cook County, IL

Average salary
$60,000/yr
Based on 157 income tax records
$27,500
$130,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$27,500
$130,500
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

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

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Journalists make?
The average total salary for a Journalist is $60,000 per year. This is based on data from 157 TurboTax users who reported their job as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $27,500 to $130,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Journalist salary by location

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Journalist salary by company

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Chicago Tribune Company, Cook County, IL
17 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$52K – $79K

Journalist demographics in Cook County, IL

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59% are single
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41% are married
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23% have kids
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27% own a home

Journalist salaries by age in Cook County, IL

$0
$21,125
$42,250
$63,375
$84,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in Cook County, IL

157 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in Cook County, IL is $60,000 per year. Journalist salaries in Cook County, IL can vary between $27,500 to $130,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 157 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in Cook County, IL: Chicago, IL ($59,500 a year), Milwaukee, WI ($51,000 a year), and Madison, WI ($40,000 a year).
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.