Average Journalist Salary in Canada

C$44,602
Avg. Base Salary (CAD)
10%
CA$31k
MEDIAN
CA$45k
90%
CA$74k

The average salary for a Journalist is C$44,602

Base Salary
C$31k - C$74k
Bonus
C$2k - C$6k
Total Pay
C$30k - C$70k
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What Do Journalists Do?

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.
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Job Satisfaction for Journalist

3.9 out of 5
(16)
Highly Satisfied
20Reviews
Based on 16 responses, the job of Journalist has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.94 out of 5. On average, Journalists are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Female
57.8%
Male
42.2%
This data is based on 45 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

68%

Dental

54%

Vision

38%

None

29%