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Journalist yearly salaries in the United Kingdom at BBC

Job Title
Journalist112 salaries
United Kingdom
Average salary
£39,337 per year
Above national average
Average £39,337
Low £17,000
High £71,000

Salary estimated from 112 employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 12 months. Last updated: 27 September 2023

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Reviews for Journalist at BBC

Great place to work

I worked here for 13 years and I feel privileged to have done so. I was able to use my creative flair and really dig into some hardcore news reporting. Let some great people


Exciting work.


Long hours.
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Good workplace

Can be high stress due to nature of the job but there's a sense of camaraderie on the team - and you feel like you're doing meaningful work everyday.
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Leader in the industry

It is a good place to work - and has the benefit of a wide range of outlets and platforms for journalism. However, it is difficult to advance within the organisation or to improve your pay.
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How much does a Journalist make at BBC in the United Kingdom?

Average BBC Journalist yearly pay in the United Kingdom is approximately £39,337, which is 31% above the national average.

Salary information comes from 415 data points collected directly from employees, users, and past and present job advertisements on Indeed in the past 36 months.

Please note that all salary figures are approximations based upon third party submissions to Indeed. These figures are given to the Indeed users for the purpose of generalised comparison only. Minimum wage may differ by jurisdiction and you should consult the employer for actual salary figures.

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