A Writer earns an average salary of AU$50,086 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

AU$37,330 - AU$81,546
(Median)
AU$37K
AU$50K
AU$82K
MEDIAN: AU$50,086
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50%
90%

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AU$20.27 - AU$98.63
(Median)
AU$20
AU$34
AU$99
MEDIAN: AU$34.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$37,330 - AU$81,546  
   
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$41,018 - AU$105,422  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 16
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$33AU$66AU$99
Hourly Rate
AU$20.27 - AU$98.63  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$70KAU$140KAU$210K
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$41,018 - AU$105,422  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 11
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Experience Affects Writer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 21%

Mid-Career
up arrow 18%

National Average
AU$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 20%

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical:
dental benefits
Dental:
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 92%
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