The average pay for a Journalist is AU$52,544 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$38,485 - AU$78,606
AU$38K
AU$53K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$52,544
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.39 - AU$39.45
AU$19
AU$25
AU$39
MEDIAN: AU$25.36
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$78K
Salary AU$38,485 - AU$78,606
Bonus AU$3,500
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$38,725 - AU$78,806
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 233
Hourly Data AU$0AU$43
Hourly Rate AU$19.39 - AU$39.45
Overtime AU$37.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$78K
Bonus AU$3,500
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$38,725 - AU$78,806
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 38

Common Career Paths for Journalist


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Popular Skills for Journalist

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$49,000 based on 178 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$59,000 based on 78 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 46 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$75,000 based on 19 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$52,745

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Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

▲42%

▲30%

▲11%

National Average
AU$53,000

▼6%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▲3%


▲2%


National Average
AU$53,000


▼5%

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 11%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 6%
no benefits
None: 85%