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Journalist salary in US Midwest Region

Average salary
$43,000/yr
Based on 746 income tax records
$20,000
$95,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$20,000
$95,000
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 US Midwest Region is $43,000 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and are based on 746 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Journalist salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $20,000 to $95,000 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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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
60 income tax records
$63,500/yr
$43K – $72K
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Lansing Metro Area, MI
12 income tax records
$61,500/yr
$39K – $70K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
143 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$41K – $76K
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Detroit Metro Area, MI
26 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$40K – $66K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
20 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$41K – $63K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
18 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$45K – $61K
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Milwaukee Metro Area, WI
31 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$31K – $58K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
23 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$44K – $59K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
19 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$36K – $62K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
23 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$36K – $64K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
18 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$42K – $59K
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Louisville Metro Area, KY
29 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$39K – $55K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
19 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$35K – $52K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
16 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$36K – $58K
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Toledo Metro Area, OH
12 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$39K – $43K

Journalist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Chicago Tribune Company, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$72,000/yr
$58K – $79K
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Star Tribune Media Company, US Midwest Region
18 income tax records
$71,000/yr
$67K – $75K
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Scripps Media, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$44K – $65K
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Gannett, US Midwest Region
37 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$35K – $56K
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Advance Local Media, US Midwest Region
15 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$40K – $57K
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Gatehouse Media, US Midwest Region
10 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$33K – $41K
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Lee Enterprises Incorporated, US Midwest Region
23 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$30K – $40K
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Nexstar Media Group, US Midwest Region
13 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $49K

Journalist demographics in US Midwest Region

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62% are single
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38% are married
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24% have kids
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37% own a home

Journalist salaries by age

$0
$14,125
$28,250
$42,375
$56,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in US Midwest Region

746 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in US Midwest Region is $43,000 per year. Journalist salaries in US Midwest Region can vary between $20,000 to $95,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 746 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for journalists in US Midwest Region: Chicago Tribune Company ($72,000 a year), Star Tribune Media Company ($71,000 a year), and Scripps Media ($54,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in US Midwest Region: Minneapolis Metro Area, MN ($63,500 a year), Lansing Metro Area, MI ($61,500 a year), and Chicago Metro Area, IL ($57,000 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.