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Journalist Pay

Journalist Pay FRIDAY, APRIL 5, 2013 JOURNALIST PAY SQUEEZE OSCILLATING REVENUES Publishing revenues at some major public media companies are bouncing back since the 2009 crash. -25% -20% -15% -10% -5% 0% 5% 10% 15% 2012 Journalist pay now just six percent above national wage from 14 percent through 2005-2007; still ahead of inflation. 2011 2010 Number employed Hourly wage 2009 60,000 $26 2008 50,000 $24 2007 40,000 $22 2006 30,000 $20 2005 20,000 $18 2004 10,000 $16 2003 $14 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2002 McCatchy Trinity MIrror Numbers employed as Reporters, Correspondents, Broadcast News Analysts, US FT Publishing Gannett Hourly average wage for Reporters, Correspondents, Broadcast News Analysts, US Johnston Press NY Times Co Inflation-adjusted 1997 hourly average wage for Reporters, Correspondents, Broadcast News Analysts INM like for like not available Hourly average wage, all employees, US, not adjusted for inflation (unavailable pre 2001) Figures include publishing and circulation revenues only on a like-for-like basis. THE PRICE OF FREELANCING THE GENDER GAP Freelance journalists receive smaller pay than the average journalist, and in a number of cases even lower than the national average. The only exception is the UK, survey Serbia is the best place to be a female journalist, with 50 percent representation and equal pay. Women make up 80 percent of the profession in Russia but settle for 80 percent of the salary too. finds. 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Belgium Equal pay for equal work Croatia Denmark Estonia Finland Equal pay 10% less Less than 20% France Female proportion of workforce, shirt colour Germany 80% Greece Hungary 60% Iceland 55% Italy 50% Luxembourg 45% 40% Norway 35% Portugal 30% Slovenia Spain Sweden Switzerland UK Proportion of freelance journalists to total journalists in 18 European countries Freelance journalists' average annual gross pay as a percentage of journalists' average gross salary, where available Sources: National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates for United States, Consumer Price Index, Bureau of Labor Statistics; Trinity Mirror plc, Pearson plc, New York Times Company, Gannett Company Inc, McCatchy Company, Johnston Press plc, Independent News & Media plc Annual Reports; Freelance Journalists in the European Media Industry. European Federation of Journalists 2003; European Federation of Journalists Survey: Women Journalists in the European Integration Process 2006. GetBulb

Journalist Pay

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How much are they earning, and where’s the best place to be? We were surprised to learn that Italy and Serbia are comparatively good places to be female journalists (if we remove the actual earnings...


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