Average Staff Writer Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Staff Writer in Canada is C$42,729.
MEDIAN C$42,729
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C$34k - C$66k
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C$28k - C$62k

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Job Description for Staff Writer

Staff Writer Tasks
  • Write informative, professional material for print or online media sources.
  • Use word processing programs and content management systems to curate material.
  • Adhere to strict deadlines and produce quality content quickly.
  • Perform journalistic research and conduct interviews as needed.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Writer

An early career Staff Writer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$40,414 based on 13 salaries. A mid-career Staff Writer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 8 salaries.

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Years of Experience

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