Journalist Salaries

123 Salaries

Average Base Pay
£32,722 / yr
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How much does a Journalist make?

The national average salary for a Journalist is £32,722 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 123 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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Editor£10

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Journalist

BBC

£37,014/yr

Range: £26K - £54K

16 salaries

£37,014/yr
£26K£54K

Journalist

Trinity Mirror

£32,664/yr

Range: £18K - £53K

10 salaries

£32,664/yr
£18K£53K

Journalist

Thomson Reuters

£53,326/yr

Range: £43K - £58K

7 salaries

£53,326/yr
£43K£58K

Journalist

Her Majesty's Revenue & Customs

£38,483/yr

Range: £33K - £43K

6 salaries

£38,483/yr
£33K£43K

Journalist

The Telegraph

£41,082/yr

Range: £31K - £101K

4 salaries

£41,082/yr
£31K£101K

Journalist

Acuris Global

£33,519/yr

Range: £30K - £41K

4 salaries

£33,519/yr
£30K£41K

Journalist

Financial Times

£42,482/yr

Range: £42K - £76K

3 salaries

£42,482/yr
£42K£76K

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Journalist - Contractor

Guardian News & Media

£35,892/yr

Range: £22K - £72K

3 salaries

£35,892/yr
£22K£72K

Journalist

Johnston Press

£27,257/yr

Range: £27K - £33K

3 salaries

£27,257/yr
£27K£33K

Journalist

Reach

£23,000/yr

Range: £23K - £27K

3 salaries

£23,000/yr
£23K£27K

Journalist

Racing Post

£38,709/yr

Range: £32K - £42K

3 salaries

£38,709/yr
£32K£42K

Journalist - Monthly

BBC

£2,066/mo

Range: £2K - £3K

2 salaries

About
£2K - £3K
£2K£3K

Journalist

Financial Times

£50,103/yr

Range: £46K - £54K

2 salaries

About
£46K - £54K
£46K£54K

Journalist

Euromoney

£31,376/yr

Range: £30K - £33K

2 salaries

About
£30K - £33K
£30K£33K

Journalist

News UK

£60,415/yr

Range: £43K - £80K

2 salaries

About
£43K - £80K
£43K£80K

Journalist

Newsquest

£24,983/yr

Range: £22K - £28K

2 salaries

About
£22K - £28K
£22K£28K

Journalist

Freelance

£26,585/yr

Range: £25K - £28K

2 salaries

About
£25K - £28K
£25K£28K

Journalist

Economist Group

£91,458/yr

Range: £82K - £101K

2 salaries

About
£82K - £101K
£82K£101K

Journalist

Daily Mail and General Trust

£25,951/yr

Range: £20K - £32K

2 salaries

About
£20K - £32K
£20K£32K

Journalist

The London Evening Standard

£28,174/yr

Range: £25K - £32K

2 salaries

About
£25K - £32K
£25K£32K
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Recent Salary Reports

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

£20,000
per year
A Journalist in the York Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
York Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
£32,000
per year
A Market Reporter in the London Area area reported making £32,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£20,000
per year
A Journalist in the London Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
London Area area
Self-Employed
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£34,500
per year
A Market Reporter in the London Area area reported making £34,500 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£26,000
per year
A Multimedia Journalist in the London Area area reported making £26,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
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