S$49,624
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Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Journalist is S$49,624 per year.

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Salary S$30,701 - S$131,778
Bonus S$2,013 - S$23,964
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S$32,647 - S$153,728
  • Country: Singapore
  • Currency: SGD
  • Updated: 16 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: S$50,738

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Journalist Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Journalist?

Journalist in Singapore:
"Unsatisfying."
Pros: Meeting people and writing worthy stories.
Cons: Writing unworthy stories. The management.

Key Stats for Journalist

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Journalist Salaries

▲63%

▲22%

National Average
S$51,000

▼19%

Gender

Female
61 %
Male
39 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 12%