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Journalist salary in Washington, DC

Average total salary*
$75,000/yr
Average per year
$75,000
Average per year
$75,000
$37,000
Total salary range**
$166,500
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Based on 302 income tax records from TurboTax
How much do Journalists make in Washington, DC?
The average total salary for a Journalist in Washington, DC is $75,000 per year. This is based on data from 302 Intuit users who reported their occupation as Journalist in 2019 and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Average per year
$75,000
Average per year
$75,000
$37,000
Total salary range**
$166,500
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Based on 302 income tax records from TurboTax

Salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Wp Company, District Of Columbia County, DC
40 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$77K – $103K
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Turner Services, District Of Columbia County, DC
11 income tax records
$84,000/yr
$70K – $100K
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Politico, District Of Columbia County, DC
16 income tax records
$74,500/yr
$58K – $88K
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National Public Radio, District Of Columbia County, DC
21 income tax records
$73,000/yr
$62K – $95K

Salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Silver Spring, MD
16 income tax records
$87,500/yr
$73K – $98K
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Alexandria, VA
24 income tax records
$81,500/yr
$63K – $101K
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Washington, DC
302 income tax records
$75,000/yr
$61K – $95K
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Arlington, VA
51 income tax records
$67,500/yr
$49K – $89K
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Philadelphia, PA
34 income tax records
$59,000/yr
$42K – $75K
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Baltimore, MD
15 income tax records
$52,500/yr
$41K – $80K

Journalist demographics

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84% are single
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16% are married
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5% have kids
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9% own a home

Journalist salaries by age

$0
$23,750
$47,500
$71,250
$95,000
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Journalists

302 full-time salaries from 2019

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1,982 income tax records
$51,000/yr
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Writer Editor
517 income tax records
$54,000/yr
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Reporter
887 income tax records
$44,500/yr
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Publicist
514 income tax records
$64,500/yr
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.