Average Writer Salary in Australia

AU$50,895
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$8,250
Bonus
AU$4,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Writer in Australia is AU$50,895.
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AU$41k
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AU$51k
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AU$83k
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MEDIAN AU$50,895
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Salary
AU$41k - AU$83k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$8k
Profit Sharing
AU$0 - AU$5k
Total Pay
AU$42k - AU$102k

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Job Description for Writer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Writer. Thickness and color of lines indicates how common a path is.
Writer
Communications Coordinator
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Writer

Skills in Copywriting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Online Research and Editing.

Pay by Experience Level for Writer

An entry-level Writer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$50,000 based on 14 salaries. An early career Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$49,703 based on 25 salaries. A mid-career Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,498 based on 11 salaries. An experienced Writer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 10 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$84,580.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Writer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 1.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Brisbane, Queensland (6.7% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 65 survey responses.
Entry Level
21.5%
Early Career
38.5%
Mid Career
16.9%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
7.7%

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