Journalist salary in US West Region

Average salary
$50,500/yr
Based on 1,453 income tax records
$21,000
$128,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$21,000
$128,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

How much do Journalists make?
The average total salary for a Journalist is $50,500 per year. This is based on data from 1,453 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $21,000 to $128,000 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Journalist salary by location

Location
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
175 income tax records
$72,500/yr
$56K – $90K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
260 income tax records
$68,000/yr
$46K – $92K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
26 income tax records
$66,500/yr
$56K – $96K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
40 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$35K – $69K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
80 income tax records
$56,000/yr
$45K – $68K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
55 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$38K – $70K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
63 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$39K – $66K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
105 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$36K – $71K
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Oxnard Metro Area, CA
11 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$45K – $79K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
35 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$35K – $73K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$44K – $49K
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Colorado Springs Metro Area, CO
17 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$36K – $55K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
70 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$35K – $60K
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Las Vegas Metro Area, NV
33 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$41K – $57K
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Fresno Metro Area, CA
11 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $59K
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Reno Metro Area, NV
20 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$37K – $44K
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Albuquerque Metro Area, NM
17 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$34K – $48K
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Spokane Metro Area, WA
22 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$31K – $42K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
15 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$27K – $47K
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Boise City Metro Area, ID
20 income tax records
$34,000/yr
$28K – $39K

Journalist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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Bloomberg, US West Region
12 income tax records
$138,500/yr
$112K – $157K
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Keystone Paying Agent, US West Region
12 income tax records
$85,000/yr
$69K – $147K
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Los Angeles Times Communications, US West Region
43 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$67K – $96K
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Kqed, US West Region
12 income tax records
$82,000/yr
$76K – $88K
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The Associated Press, US West Region
16 income tax records
$80,000/yr
$68K – $88K
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NBCUniversal, US West Region
25 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$67K – $138K
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Hearst Communications, US West Region
12 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$69K – $82K
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Multimedia Holdings, US West Region
18 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$52K – $71K
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TriNet, US West Region
17 income tax records
$57,500/yr
$53K – $75K
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Seattle Times Company, US West Region
15 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$51K – $60K
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Justworks, US West Region
10 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$48K – $70K
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King Broadcasting Company, US West Region
10 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$41K – $63K
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Scripps Media, US West Region
35 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$39K – $63K
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California Newspaper Partners, US West Region
27 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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Nexstar Media Group, US West Region
16 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$40K – $62K
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Las Vegas Review, US West Region
12 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$40K – $57K
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Gannett, US West Region
38 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$33K – $49K
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Lee Enterprises Incorporated, US West Region
18 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$26K – $30K
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Sound Publishing, US West Region
15 income tax records
$29,000/yr
$28K – $30K
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Adams Communications, US West Region
19 income tax records
$28,500/yr
$27K – $33K

Journalist demographics in US West Region

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70% are single
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30% are married
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18% have kids
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32% own a home

Journalist salaries by age in US West Region

$0
$15,875
$31,750
$47,625
$63,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in US West Region

1,453 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in US West Region is $50,500 per year. Journalist salaries in US West Region can vary between $21,000 to $128,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 1,453 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for journalists in US West Region: Bloomberg ($138,500 a year), Keystone Paying Agent ($85,000 a year), and Los Angeles Times Communications ($82,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in US West Region: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($72,500 a year), Los Angeles Metro Area, CA ($68,000 a year), and San Jose Metro Area, CA ($66,500 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.