Data Journalist Salary in the United States

How much does a Data Journalist make in the United States? The average Data Journalist salary in the United States is $55,487 as of October 30, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $45,618 and $66,028. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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$45,618 to $66,028
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Protocol Media -
We're hiring a data journalist, ideally based in San Francisco or New York. The ideal candidate will have deep working knowledge of the tech industry, along with considerable experience finding and ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
We're also hiring writers, editors, an audience engagement expert, copy editors/web producers, a data journalist, and business development experts. Protocol believes a diverse and inclusive workplace ...
LinkedIn - 5 days ago
NTT DATA Services - Mountain View , California
Help organizations worldwide turn their data into insights that will make their businesses thrive ... Requirements Bachelor's degree in English, Journalism, Communications, or a related field ...
Monster - 4 days ago
Melissa Data Corp - Rancho Santa Margarita , CA
... data management solutions to businesses worldwide for use in improving communications, gaining ... Education • Bachelor degree in Marketing Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, or ... - 9 days ago
The Philadelphia Inquirer -
The deputy editor will work with the editor in chief to execute on the newsroom's goal of creating compelling digital accountability journalism -- with a focus on data-driven reporting -- that gets ...
LinkedIn - 2 days ago
... data processing, and supporting the team on creation of reports. The Senior Research Analyst will ... Constantly inquisitive with the dynamic sensibility of a journalist: Naturally curious, with a love ...
LinkedIn - 7 days ago
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