A Journalist in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$55,771 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$40,160 - AU$83,027
AU$40K
AU$56K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$55,771
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AU$19.35 - AU$59.60
AU$19
AU$25
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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Local Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$40,160 - AU$83,027  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,339 - AU$83,911  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 58
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$21AU$42AU$63
Hourly Rate
AU$19.35 - AU$59.60  
   
Overtime
AU$60.00  
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,339 - AU$83,911  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 31%

Mid-Career
up arrow 23%

National Average
AU$55,000


Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

Editing
up arrow 11%

Technical Writing
up arrow 8%

writing
up arrow 1%

National Average
AU$55,000

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 15%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 85%
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