Journalist salary in District Of Columbia

Average salary
Based on 464 income tax records
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The average total salary for a Journalist is $83,500 per year. This is based on data from 464 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $39,000 to $164,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Journalist salary by location

Journalist salary by company

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Salary range**
Nyt Shared Service Center Ag, District Of Columbia
13 income tax records
$70K – $160K
Dow Jones Company, District Of Columbia
11 income tax records
$77K – $128K
National Public Radio, District Of Columbia
45 income tax records
$67K – $150K
NBCUniversal, District Of Columbia
19 income tax records
$56K – $197K
Wp Company, District Of Columbia
68 income tax records
$66K – $160K
Bureau Of National Affairs, District Of Columbia
12 income tax records
$70K – $117K
Keystone Paying Agent, District Of Columbia
11 income tax records
$64K – $99K
Capitol Hill Publishing Corp, District Of Columbia
14 income tax records
$46K – $131K

Journalist demographics in District Of Columbia

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77% are single
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23% are married
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14% have kids
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26% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in District Of Columbia

464 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in District Of Columbia is $83,500 per year. Journalist salaries in District Of Columbia can vary between $39,000 to $164,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 464 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for journalists in District Of Columbia: Nyt Shared Service Center Ag ($123,500 a year), Dow Jones Company ($112,500 a year), and National Public Radio ($100,000 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.