Journalist Salaries in United Kingdom

Updated 21 May 2022
£33,457 /yr
Average Base Pay

370 salaries

£20K

Low

£57K

High

Additional Cash Compensation
Average£1,957Range£418 - £9,170

The estimated total pay for a Journalist is £35,414 per year in the United Kingdom area, with an average salary of £33,457 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is £1,957 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role. The typical Journalist salary is £33,457. Salaries can range from £19,987 - £66,371. When factoring in additional pay and benefits, Journalist in United Kingdom can expect their total pay value to be on average £35,414.

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£32,976

per year

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£36,039

per year

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£31,864

per year

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£31,404

per year

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BBC
3.8

BBC

Journalist

£38,259

 /yr
Range: £21K - £304K
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£21K

£304K

£20,938 - £303,938 Range

Reach PLC
3.5

Reach PLC

Journalist

£29,211

 /yr
Range: £19K - £56K

£19K

£56K

£18,759 - £56,138 Range

The Telegraph
3.2

The Telegraph

Journalist

£39,631

 /yr
Range: £26K - £108K

£26K

£108K

£25,619 - £107,598 Range

Thomson Reuters
3.8

Thomson Reuters

Journalist

£57,060

 /yr
Range: £26K - £144K

£26K

£144K

£25,845 - £143,819 Range

ITV
4.1

ITV

Journalist

£22,464

 /yr
Range: £19K - £41K

£19K

£41K

£18,844 - £41,426 Range

Trinity Mirror
3.1

Trinity Mirror

Journalist

£34,517

 /yr
Range: £19K - £57K

£19K

£57K

£19,155 - £56,682 Range

Spotlight Sports Group
3.3

Spotlight Sports Group

Journalist

£38,596

 /yr
Range: £27K - £48K

£27K

£48K

£26,600 - £47,669 Range

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News UK
3.6

News UK

Journalist

£53,365

 /yr
Range: £27K - £104K

£27K

£104K

£27,122 - £103,662 Range

JPIMedia
3.3

JPIMedia

Journalist

£24,738

 /yr
Range: £18K - £37K

£18K

£37K

£18,008 - £36,510 Range

PA Media Group
3.3

PA Media Group

Journalist

£26,771

 /yr
Range: £22K - £34K

£22K

£34K

£22,245 - £33,898 Range

Financial Times
4.3

Financial Times

Journalist

£48,063

 /yr
Range: £43K - £81K

£43K

£81K

£43,079 - £81,255 Range

Euromoney Institutional Investor
3.2

Euromoney Institutional Investor

Journalist

£33,945

 /yr
Range: £25K - £78K

£25K

£78K

£24,566 - £78,079 Range

Newsquest
2.9

Newsquest

Journalist

£24,566

 /yr
Range: £19K - £40K

£19K

£40K

£18,580 - £39,503 Range

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs
3.8

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

Journalist

£41,178

 /yr
Range: £36K - £46K

£36K

£46K

£35,590 - £46,116 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist

£31,351

 /yr
Range: £22K - £53K

£22K

£53K

£21,906 - £53,469 Range

Freelance
4.3

Freelance

Journalist

£21,546

 /yr
Range: £18K - £43K

£18K

£43K

£18,252 - £42,801 Range

Bauer Media
3.3

Bauer Media

Journalist

£22,215

 /yr
Range: £20K - £39K

£20K

£39K

£20,210 - £39,297 Range

Daily Mail and General Trust
3.8

Daily Mail and General Trust

Journalist

£34,287

 /yr
Range: £22K - £52K

£22K

£52K

£22,113 - £52,345 Range

LADbible Group
4.1

LADbible Group

Journalist

£24,194

 /yr
Range: £21K - £31K

£21K

£31K

£21,186 - £30,742 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist

£31,767

 /yr
Range: £20K - £101K

£20K

£101K

£19,715 - £101,401 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Journalist is £33,457 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 370 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Journalist in United Kingdom is £57,202 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in United Kingdom is £19,569 per year.

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