The average salary for a Journalist with Editing skills is AU$54,259 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$39,258 - AU$82,470
(Median)
AU$39K
AU$54K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$54,258
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AU$19.61 - AU$34.00
(Median)
AU$20
AU$23
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Salary
AU$39,258 - AU$82,470  
   
Bonus
AU$3,250  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$39,752 - AU$80,383  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 92
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$14AU$28AU$42
Hourly Rate
AU$19.61 - AU$34.00  
   
Overtime
AU$36.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$28KAU$56KAU$84K
Bonus
AU$3,250  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$39,752 - AU$80,383  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 15
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 59%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
AU$54,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
62 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
medical benefits
Vision: 7%
dental benefits
None: 80%
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