Journalist salary in US South Region

Average salary
$58,500/yr
Based on 2,293 income tax records
$23,000
$149,000
Age:
Average salary by age
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26-35
36-45
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$38K
 
$56K
 
$74K
 
$78K
 
$77K
$23,000
$149,000
How much do Journalists make?
The average total salary for a Journalist is $58,500 per year. This is based on data from 2,293 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $23,000 to $149,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

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Journalist salary by location

Journalist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Nyt Shared Service Center Ag, US South Region
19 income tax records
$136,000/yr
$70K – $206K
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Bloomberg, US South Region
25 income tax records
$133,000/yr
$80K – $219K
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US Department Of Defense, US South Region
51 income tax records
$102,000/yr
$26K – $148K
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National Public Radio, US South Region
65 income tax records
$100,500/yr
$56K – $156K
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Dow Jones Company, US South Region
19 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$77K – $161K
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Wp Company, US South Region
104 income tax records
$98,500/yr
$65K – $165K
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NBCUniversal, US South Region
48 income tax records
$96,000/yr
$50K – $197K
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Fox News Network, US South Region
15 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$48K – $180K
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Keystone Paying Agent, US South Region
27 income tax records
$90,500/yr
$58K – $164K
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Bureau Of National Affairs, US South Region
18 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$71K – $117K
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The Associated Press, US South Region
36 income tax records
$81,000/yr
$51K – $112K
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Cox Enterprises, US South Region
19 income tax records
$79,500/yr
$35K – $98K
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Cbs News, US South Region
15 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$53K – $247K
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British Broadcasting, US South Region
13 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$60K – $84K
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TriNet, US South Region
16 income tax records
$74,000/yr
$42K – $107K
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ADP, US South Region
13 income tax records
$70,000/yr
$54K – $135K
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Agence France Presse, US South Region
12 income tax records
$69,500/yr
$25K – $100K
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Justworks, US South Region
17 income tax records
$65,500/yr
$28K – $110K
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Cbs Interactive, US South Region
15 income tax records
$60,500/yr
$42K – $104K
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New World Communications Of, US South Region
14 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$42K – $137K
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Capitol Hill Publishing Corp, US South Region
18 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$44K – $131K
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American City Business, US South Region
19 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$40K – $95K
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Hearst Communications, US South Region
33 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$38K – $94K
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Scripps Media, US South Region
34 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$32K – $199K
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Advance Local Media, US South Region
14 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$40K – $125K
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A H Belo Management Services, US South Region
12 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$39K – $94K
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Capital City Press , US South Region
12 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$31K – $64K
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Charter Communications Holdings, US South Region
22 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$46K – $92K
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Times Publishing Company, US South Region
15 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$40K – $77K
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Orlando Sentinel Communications, US South Region
11 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$43K – $64K
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Sinclair Communications, US South Region
20 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$35K – $103K
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Pacific Southern Co, US South Region
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$31K – $132K
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The Baltimore Sun Company, US South Region
12 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$32K – $114K
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Nexstar Media Group, US South Region
73 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$27K – $96K
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Gray Media Group, US South Region
80 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$26K – $100K
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Cnhi, US South Region
16 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$23K – $44K

Journalist demographics in US South Region

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67% are single
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33% are married
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20% have kids
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38% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in US South Region

2,293 full-time salaries from 2019
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FAQS
The average salary for a journalist in US South Region is $58,500 per year. Journalist salaries in US South Region can vary between $23,000 to $149,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 2,293 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for journalists in US South Region: Nyt Shared Service Center Ag ($136,000 a year), Bloomberg ($133,000 a year), and US Department of Defense ($102,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in US South Region: Washington Metro Area, DC ($85,000 a year), Atlanta Metro Area, GA ($63,000 a year), and Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($63,000 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.