Average Journalist Salary in South Africa

R172,636
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 58k
MEDIAN
ZAR 173k
90%
ZAR 356k

The average salary for a Journalist is R172,636

Base Salary
R58k - R356k
Bonus
R2k - R66k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R4k
Total Pay
R43k - R409k
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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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Gender Breakdown

Female
63.0%
Male
37.0%
This data is based on 54 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

24%

Dental

5%

Vision

4%

None

76%