A Journalist in Sydney, New South Wales earns an average salary of AU$54,925 per year. A skill in Editing is associated with high pay for this job. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

AU$40,491 - AU$82,835
AU$40K
AU$55K
AU$83K
MEDIAN: AU$54,925
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.51 - AU$58.72
AU$20
AU$28
AU$59
MEDIAN: AU$27.50
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$83K
Salary AU$40,491 - AU$82,835
Bonus AU$4,550
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$40,641 - AU$83,253
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 98
Hourly Data AU$0AU$60
Hourly Rate AU$19.51 - AU$58.72
Overtime AU$35.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$83K
Bonus AU$4,550
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$40,641 - AU$83,253
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

Job Description for Journalist

A journalist carries out research to create news articles. These news articles may be published online or in a newspaper or a magazine. In other cases, the journalist’s stories will be broadcast on television or radio. The journalist will be responsible for looking for articles that are relevant and will grip the audience’s attention.

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Journalist Tasks

  • Collect and interpret facts about news events through interviews, investigations, and observation.
  • Work with news editor and reporters to generate new content.
  • Review and edit copy.
  • Report and write stories for newspapers, magazines, radio, television, or the internet.

Journalist Job Listings

Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

▲34%

▲11%

National Average
AU$55,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Journalist Salaries

▲12%


▲3%

National Average
AU$55,000

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
77 %
Male
23 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 85%