How much does a Political Journalist make in the United States? The average Political Journalist salary in the United States is $34,563 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $28,365 and $44,565. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Political Journalist in the United States. The base salary for Political Journalist ranges from $28,365 to $44,565 with the average base salary of $34,563. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $28,569 to $44,797 with the average total cash compensation of $34,776.

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