Newspaper Columnist Salary

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The average yearly salary for Newspaper Columnist is $38,250. If you are just beginning to work a new job as a Newspaper Columnist, you could expect a starting pay rate of $31,500 annually. As is true for most jobs and careers, you can expect your hourly pay rate or salary to increase as you gain experience and the longer you are employed with the same employer. You could potentially make an average income of around $45,000 after several years on the job with increased wages. When pursuing your career of choice, you should compare salaries of similar professions and factor in variables such as health benefits and potential for raises and promotions over time.


Yearly Newspaper Columnist Pay Statistics

Average Yearly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$30,600 - $45,900

Starting Yearly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$25,200 - $37,800

Top Yearly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$36,000 - $54,000

Monthly Newspaper Columnist Pay Statistics

Average Monthly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$2,550 - $3,825

Starting Monthly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$2,100 - $3,150

Top Monthly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$3,000 - $4,500

Hourly Newspaper Columnist Pay Statistics

Average Hourly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$14 - $20

Starting Hourly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$11 - $17

Top Hourly Newspaper Columnist Salary

$16 - $24


Newspaper Columnist Gender and Age Stats


Some professions tend to be geared toward various age groups of workers and certain genders more than others. The average Newspaper Columnist age in the United States is 38 years old. As it pertains to men vs women, 49% of Newspaper Columnist are male in the United States, and 51% of the Newspaper Columnist are female in the United States.

National Salary Data for Newspaper Columnist


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