A Journalist in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$55,359 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Editing and Technical Writing. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$40,594 - AU$82,822
AU$41K
AU$55K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$55,359
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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$40,594 - AU$82,822  
   
Total Pay (?
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AU$40,689 - AU$83,727  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 59
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$40,689 - AU$83,727  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Experienced
▲37%

▲15%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▲17%


writing
▲2%

National Average
AU$55,000

Gender

Female
81 %
Male
19 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 6%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 86%