Journalist Salaries

48 SalariesUpdated 16 Sep 2020

Average Base Pay
A$65,000 / yr
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How much does a Journalist make?

The national average salary for a Journalist is $65,000 in Australia. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 48 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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Journalist

News Corp

A$97,947/yr

Range: A$50K - A$206K

11 salaries

A$97,947/yr
A$50KA$206K

Journalist

Fairfax Media

A$73,273/yr

Range: A$44K - A$138K

7 salaries

A$73,273/yr
A$44KA$138K

Journalist

Australian Broadcasting

A$76,339/yr

Range: A$72K - A$102K

4 salaries

A$76,339/yr
A$72KA$102K

Journalist

News Corp Australia

A$62,848/yr

Range: A$37K - A$63K

3 salaries

A$62,848/yr
A$37KA$63K

Journalist

Bauer Media

About
A$75K - A$83K

2 salaries

About
A$75K - A$83K
A$75KA$83K

Journalist

Channel Nine

About
A$52K - A$63K

2 salaries

About
A$52K - A$63K
A$52KA$63K

Journalist

Here, There & Everywhere

About
A$51K - A$57K

2 salaries

About
A$51K - A$57K
A$51KA$57K

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Journalist

University of Melbourne

About
A$56K - A$61K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$56K - A$61K
A$56KA$61K

Journalist - Contractor

News Corp

About
A$102K - A$110K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$102K - A$110K
A$102KA$110K

Journalist

News Corp Australia

About
A$67K - A$73K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$67K - A$73K
A$67KA$73K

Journalist

Thomson Reuters

About
A$55K - A$60K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$55K - A$60K
A$55KA$60K

Journalist

Southern Cross Austereo

About
A$48K - A$52K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$48K - A$52K
A$48KA$52K

Journalist

SBS

About
A$62K - A$67K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$62K - A$67K
A$62KA$67K

Journalist - Hourly

SBS

About
A$33 - A$36hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$33 - A$36hourly
A$33A$36

Journalist - Hourly

SBS

About
A$29 - A$31hourly

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$29 - A$31hourly
A$29A$31

Journalist

CHOICE

About
A$55K - A$60K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$55K - A$60K
A$55KA$60K

Journalist

WIN Network

About
A$48K - A$52K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$48K - A$52K
A$48KA$52K

Journalist

Macquarie Media

About
A$55K - A$60K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$55K - A$60K
A$55KA$60K

Journalist

Australian Associated Press

About
A$84K - A$91K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$84K - A$91K
A$84KA$91K

Journalist

Cirrus Media

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A$47K - A$51K

1 employee salary or estimate

About
A$47K - A$51K
A$47KA$51K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent journalist salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$50,000
per year
A Journalist in the Brisbane Area area reported making $50,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Brisbane Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$28
hourly
A Reporter in the Melbourne Area area reported making $28 per hour
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1-2 years experience
Melbourne Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$80,000
per year
A Journalist in the Sydney Area area reported making $80,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$130,000
per year
A Reporter in the Sydney Area area reported making $130,000 per year
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5-7 years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$95,000
per year
A Journalist in the Sydney Area area reported making $95,000 per year
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10+ years experience
Sydney Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$54,000
per year
A Journalist in the Newcastle Area area reported making $54,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Newcastle Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
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