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$38,659 - AU$84,846
AU$39K
AU$55K
AU$85K
MEDIAN: AU$55,211
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50%
90%
AU$19.77 - AU$37.92
AU$20
AU$25
AU$38
MEDIAN: AU$25.00
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$84K
Salary AU$38,659 - AU$84,846
Bonus AU$9,750
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$39,255 - AU$83,844
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 94
Hourly Data AU$0AU$46
Hourly Rate AU$19.77 - AU$37.92
Overtime AU$39.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$9,750
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$39,255 - AU$83,844
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 24 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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Pay by Experience Level for Journalist

Pay by Experience for a Journalist has a positive trend. An entry-level Journalist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$48,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Journalist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Journalist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$69,000 based on 21 salaries. A Journalist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$55,177

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

Late-Career
▲54%

Experienced
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲13%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼13%

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
20%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 17%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 82%
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