Journalist Salary

The average salary for a Journalist in the UK is:

£32,376

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Journalist Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £29,429.

The average salary in 2009 was £31,404, based on 49 respondents (a difference of 7% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £41,608, based on 67 respondents (a difference of 32% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £35,529, based on 49 respondents (a difference of -15% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £31,472, based on 24 respondents (a difference of -11% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Journalist based on all salary survey responses is: £28,000

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Journalist is £16.19.


Assorted Journalist Salary Information

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£24,500South East5-November-13
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Graph of Journalist salary data

Journalist Salary By UK Region

SalaryRegion
£26,743South East
£24,750North West
£36,552London
£26,438Midlands
£19,084South West
£34,000Yorkshire and North East
£24,891East of England
£37,000Northern Ireland
£23,267Scotland
£30,000Wales
With regard to age and impact on salary for a Journalist, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £24,282 for a worker in their 20s, £31,729 (30s), £37,557 (40s) and £37,557 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Journalist is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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