Average Journalist Salary in Australia

AU$52,879
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$44k
MEDIAN
A$53k
90%
A$78k

The average salary for a Journalist is AU$52,879

Base Salary
AU$44k - AU$78k
Bonus
AU$82 - AU$8k
Total Pay
AU$44k - AU$83k
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What is the highest pay for Journalists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Journalist is A$78k / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Journalist is A$44k / year

How can Journalists increase their salary?

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