BBC Journalist Monthly Pay

Updated 15 Jun 2021



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68 Salaries


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£254 Avg

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Reported in 1 salaries

£254 - £254 Range
Stock Bonus, Profit Sharing, Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Journalist at BBC make?

The typical BBC Journalist salary is £3,091. Journalist salaries at BBC can range from £1,673 - £4,620. This estimate is based upon 68 BBC Journalist salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Journalist at BBC can expect to make an average total pay of £3,091 . See all Journalist salaries to learn how this stacks up in the market.


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The national average salary for a Journalist is £33,585 in United Kingdom, which is 986% higher than the salary offered by BBC for this job.

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