Average Journalist Salary in South Africa

R168,171
Avg. Base Salary (ZAR)
10%
ZAR 45k
MEDIAN
ZAR 168k
90%
ZAR 338k

The average salary for a Journalist is R168,171

Base Salary
R45k - R338k
Bonus
R2k - R99k
Profit Sharing
R1k - R4k
Total Pay
R39k - R391k
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What is the highest pay for Journalists?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Journalist is ZAR 338k / year

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Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Journalist is ZAR 45k / year

How can Journalists increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Journalist is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Journalist that oversees more junior Journalists, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.