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How much does a Journalist make?

Updated 7 Oct 2021
₹32,540 /mo
Average Base Pay

90 salaries

₹16T

Low

₹33T

Average

₹80T

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

The national average salary for Journalist is ₹32,540 per month in India. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 90 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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The Times of India
3.9

The Times of India

Journalist

₹4,73,598

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹11L
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₹3L

₹11L

₹2,59,071 - ₹10,64,773 Range

Inc42
3.2

Inc42

Journalist

₹5,72,072

 /yr
Range: ₹4L - ₹7L

₹4L

₹7L

₹3,90,480 - ₹7,28,895 Range

Thomson Reuters
4

Thomson Reuters

Journalist - Monthly

₹46,963

 /mo
Range: ₹34T - ₹68T

₹34T

₹68T

₹33,698 - ₹68,491 Range

Network 18
3.5

Network 18

Journalist

₹8,34,290

 /yr
Range: ₹3L - ₹10L

₹3L

₹10L

₹3,41,876 - ₹10,09,651 Range

The New Indian Express
3.6

The New Indian Express

Journalist - Monthly

₹39,601

 /mo
Range: ₹27T - ₹47T

₹27T

₹47T

₹27,281 - ₹47,360 Range

Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)
3.8

Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group)

Journalist - Monthly

₹25,917

 /mo
Range: ₹25T - ₹32T

₹25T

₹32T

₹25,122 - ₹32,153 Range

NDTV
3.6

NDTV

Journalist - Monthly

₹25,454

 /mo
Range: ₹17T - ₹45T

₹17T

₹45T

₹17,094 - ₹44,969 Range

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India Today
3.7

India Today

Journalist - Monthly

₹37,022

 /mo
Range: ₹9T - ₹40T

₹9T

₹40T

₹8,719 - ₹39,885 Range

ThePrint

Journalist - Monthly

₹56,979

 /mo
Range: ₹26T - ₹62T

₹26T

₹62T

₹26,267 - ₹61,874 Range

AMBCrypto
4.3

AMBCrypto

Journalist - Monthly

₹26,320

 /mo
Range: ₹23T - ₹38T

₹23T

₹38T

₹23,460 - ₹37,540 Range

Times Internet
3.9

Times Internet

Journalist
About 

₹4L -₹5L

₹4L

₹5L

₹3,86,536 - ₹4,93,287 Range

The Times of India
3.9

The Times of India

Journalist - Contractor
About 

₹4L -₹9L

₹4L

₹9L

₹4,18,701 - ₹8,70,107 Range

The Hindu
3.9

The Hindu

Journalist
About 

₹4L -₹13L

₹4L

₹13L

₹3,90,693 - ₹13,49,476 Range

ETV Network
3.7

ETV Network

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹18T -₹24T

₹18T

₹24T

₹18,425 - ₹24,196 Range

Republic TV
2.8

Republic TV

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹31T -₹44T

₹31T

₹44T

₹30,675 - ₹44,230 Range

2.8

The Logical Indian

Journalist
About 

₹2L -₹3L

₹2L

₹3L

₹2,42,306 - ₹3,18,089 Range

Media India Group
3

Media India Group

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹12T -₹17T

₹12T

₹17T

₹12,411 - ₹16,776 Range

Indo-Asian News channel Pvt Ltd.
3.3

Indo-Asian News channel Pvt Ltd.

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹21T -₹23T

₹21T

₹23T

₹21,410 - ₹23,148 Range

Genpact
3.8

Genpact

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹43T -₹46T

₹43T

₹46T

₹42,544 - ₹45,907 Range

Microsoft
4.4

Microsoft

Journalist - Monthly
About 

₹1L -₹1L

₹1L

₹1L

₹1,20,069 - ₹1,31,397 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Journalist is ₹32,540 per month in India. Filter by location to see a Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 90 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Journalist in India is ₹80,437 per month.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in India is ₹16,270 per month.

Recent Salary Reports

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

₹6,50,000
per year
A Multimedia Journalist in the Chennai Area area reported making ₹6,50,000 per year
Job Highlights
8-10 years experience
Chennai Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹33,698
monthly
A Journalist in the Bengaluru Area area reported making ₹33,698 per month
Job Highlights
Bengaluru Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
₹55,000
monthly
A Journalist in the New Delhi Area area reported making ₹55,000 per month
Additional Pay
₹15k cash bonus
Job Highlights
10+ years experience
New Delhi Area area
 
Full-time
501 to 1000 employees