The average pay for a Journalist with Editing skills is AU$54,513 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$38,863 - AU$85,284
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$54,513
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AU$19.61 - AU$41.55
AU$20
AU$25
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$24.57
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$29KAU$58KAU$87K
Salary
AU$38,863 - AU$85,284  
   
Bonus
AU$4,500  
Total Pay (?
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AU$39,349 - AU$84,430  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$15AU$30AU$45
Hourly Rate
AU$19.61 - AU$41.55  
   
Overtime
AU$36.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$30KAU$60KAU$90K
Bonus
AU$4,500  
   
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$39,349 - AU$84,430  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13
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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$54,329

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲56%

Experienced
▲27%

Mid-Career
▲14%

National Average
AU$54,000

▼12%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
dental benefits
None: 81%
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