Journalist salary in Texas

Average salary
Based on 404 income tax records
Average salary by age
How much do Journalists make?
The average total salary for a Journalist is $51,000 per year. This is based on data from 404 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $22,500 to $120,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Journalist salary by company

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Salary range**
Hearst Communications, Texas
31 income tax records
$38K – $94K
A H Belo Management Services, Texas
12 income tax records
$39K – $94K
Gray Media Group, Texas
13 income tax records
$29K – $61K
Nexstar Media Group, Texas
22 income tax records
$27K – $81K

Journalist demographics in Texas

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66% are single
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34% are married
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21% have kids
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34% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in Texas

404 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in Texas is $51,000 per year. Journalist salaries in Texas can vary between $22,500 to $120,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 404 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for journalists in Texas: Hearst Communications ($54,000 a year), A H Belo Management Services ($53,000 a year), and Gray Media Group ($37,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in Texas: Houston, TX ($59,500 a year), Dallas, TX ($59,000 a year), and Austin, TX ($54,500 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.