Journalist salary in San Francisco County, CA

Average salary
$77,500/yr
Based on 74 income tax records
Total salary range: is $61,000 - $93,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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How much do Journalists make?
The average total salary for a Journalist is $77,500 per year. This is based on data from 74 TurboTax users who reported their job as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $31,500 to $145,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Journalist salary by location

Location
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Oakland, CA
36 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$63K – $88K
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San Francisco, CA
74 income tax records
$77,500/yr
$61K – $93K
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Berkeley, CA
14 income tax records
$75,500/yr
$68K – $86K
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San Jose, CA
17 income tax records
$70,500/yr
$59K – $97K
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Sacramento, CA
22 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$49K – $76K

Journalist salary by company

Employer
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Journalist demographics in San Francisco County, CA

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84% are single
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16% are married
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8% have kids
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16% own a home

Journalist salaries by age in San Francisco County, CA

$0
$20,375
$40,750
$61,125
$81,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in San Francisco County, CA

74 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in San Francisco County, CA is $77,500 per year. Journalist salaries in San Francisco County, CA can vary between $31,500 to $145,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 74 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in San Francisco County, CA: Oakland, CA ($81,000 a year), San Francisco, CA ($77,500 a year), and Berkeley, CA ($75,500 a year).
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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
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Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.