Journalists most commonly earn between UAH 5 and 10 thousand per month – IMI survey
Journalists most commonly (35% of them) earn between UAH 5 and 10 thousand per month for their professional work.
These are the results of an anonymous targeted survey conducted by the Institute of Mass Information in August 2022, in which 217 journalists from all regions of Ukraine took part*.
Most often, the monthly income from journalistic work ranges from UAH 5 to 10 thousand (35%) and from UAH 10 to 20 thousand (31%).
17% earn less than UAH 5,000. The lowest percentages are within the range of UAH 20–30 thousand (7%), over UAH 30 thousand (6%), and over UAH 50 thousand (3%).
*The research was carried out through an anonymous online survey based on an interactive structured questionnaire. Links to the questionnaire were sent out to potential respondents – journalists and editors. A total of 230 responses were received, of which 13 respondents do not work in the media/journalism field, so the analysis included 217 responses from media workers. 29% of the respondents are from the central regions of Ukraine, 21% are from the south, 19% are from the west, 12% are from the north, 11% are from the east and 8% are from Kyiv city. 64% are women, 35% are men, 1% other genders. The survey was conducted in August 2022.
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