What is the salary of a full-time journalist in your local market?

We are considering hiring a full-time news writer / writer for our technology publication. However, given the budget constraints, we can afford professionals based in North America for a limited volume of work so far.

That made us wonder what are the average full-time salaries in your local market (think of an experience of at least 3-4 years, a respectable business / technology magazine or an online media organization, traditional 8-hour workday ). What salary level is considered very desirable? The only…

What is the salary of a full-time journalist in your local market?