Journalist salary in Virginia

Average salary
$71,500/yr
Based on 298 income tax records
$27,000
$168,500
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$27,000
$168,500
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 $71,500 per year. This is based on data from 298 TurboTax users who reported their job as Journalist and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Journalist salary can vary between $27,000 to $168,500 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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Vienna, VA
13 income tax records
$99,500/yr
$59K – $122K
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Alexandria, VA
59 income tax records
$88,000/yr
$73K – $119K
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Fairfax, VA
10 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$64K – $107K
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Arlington, VA
90 income tax records
$67,000/yr
$53K – $90K

Journalist salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year*
Salary range**
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US Department Of Defense, Virginia
18 income tax records
$101,000/yr
$91K – $118K
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Wp Company, Virginia
21 income tax records
$85,500/yr
$77K – $124K

Journalist demographics in Virginia

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51% are single
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49% are married
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28% have kids
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47% own a home

Journalist salaries by age in Virginia

$0
$25,250
$50,500
$75,750
$101,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists in Virginia

298 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a journalist in Virginia is $71,500 per year. Journalist salaries in Virginia can vary between $27,000 to $168,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 298 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as journalist.

The following cities offer the highest salaries for journalists in Virginia: Vienna, VA ($99,500 a year), Alexandria, VA ($88,000 a year), and Fairfax, VA ($81,500 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.