Journalist Salaries

149 SalariesUpdated 13 Sep 2020

Average Base Pay
£32,890 / yr
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The national average salary for a Journalist is £32,890 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 149 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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Broadcast Journalist£11
Editor£10

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Journalist

BBC

£36,361/yr

Range: £27K - £49K

21 salaries

£36,361/yr
£27K£49K

Journalist

Trinity Mirror

£32,965/yr

Range: £18K - £53K

10 salaries

£32,965/yr
£18K£53K

Journalist

Thomson Reuters

£53,818/yr

Range: £43K - £59K

7 salaries

£53,818/yr
£43K£59K

Journalist

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

£38,838/yr

Range: £34K - £43K

6 salaries

£38,838/yr
£34K£43K

Journalist

The Telegraph

£45,858/yr

Range: £32K - £101K

5 salaries

£45,858/yr
£32K£101K

Journalist

Johnston Press

£26,960/yr

Range: £21K - £34K

5 salaries

£26,960/yr
£21K£34K

Journalist

Financial Times

£43,937/yr

Range: £43K - £77K

4 salaries

£43,937/yr
£43K£77K

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Journalist

Acuris Global

£33,828/yr

Range: £30K - £42K

4 salaries

£33,828/yr
£30K£42K

Journalist

Reach

£25,372/yr

Range: £23K - £30K

4 salaries

£25,372/yr
£23K£30K

Journalist

Racing Post

£37,850/yr

Range: £32K - £43K

4 salaries

£37,850/yr
£32K£43K

Journalist - Monthly

BBC

£2,015/mo

Range: £2K - £3K

3 salaries

£2,015/mo
£2K£3K

Journalist - Contractor

Guardian News & Media

£36,223/yr

Range: £22K - £72K

3 salaries

£36,223/yr
£22K£72K

Journalist

News UK

£45,070/yr

Range: £43K - £77K

3 salaries

£45,070/yr
£43K£77K

Journalist

Newsquest

£23,297/yr

Range: £18K - £27K

3 salaries

£23,297/yr
£18K£27K

Journalist

Daily Mail and General Trust

£31,525/yr

Range: £21K - £34K

3 salaries

£31,525/yr
£21K£34K

Journalist

Pedernales Electric

£25,092/yr

Range: £20K - £28K

3 salaries

£25,092/yr
£20K£28K

Journalist

Financial Times

About
£47K - £54K

2 salaries

About
£47K - £54K
£47K£54K

Journalist

Euromoney Institutional Investor

About
£30K - £33K

2 salaries

About
£30K - £33K
£30K£33K

Journalist

Freelance

About
£25K - £29K

2 salaries

About
£25K - £29K
£25K£29K

Journalist

Economist Group

About
£83K - £103K

2 salaries

About
£83K - £103K
£83K£103K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent journalist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£38,000
per year
A Broadcast Journalist in the London Area area reported making £38,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£37,000
per year
A Market Reporter in the London Area area reported making £37,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£36,000
per year
A Journalist in the Glasgow Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Government
£43,000
per year
A Journalist in the London Area area reported making £43,000 per year
Additional Pay
£5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£28,600
per year
A Journalist in the Cardiff Area area reported making £28,600 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Cardiff Area area
Contract
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Subsidiary or Business Segment
£54,258
per year
A Journalist in the London Area area reported making £54,258 per year
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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