Journalist Salaries in Canada

Updated Jun. 24, 2022
$54,061 /yr
Average Base Pay

64 salaries

$33K

Low

$54K

Average

$88K

High

No additional cash compensation has been reported for this role

How much does a Journalist make? The national average salary for a Journalist is $54,061 in Canada. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 64 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist

$86,663

 /yr
Range: $56K - $119K
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$56K

$119K

$56,000 - $119,426 Range

Postmedia Network
3.3

Postmedia Network

Journalist

$36,593

 /yr
Range: $34K - $86K

$34K

$86K

$34,169 - $86,355 Range

Toronto Star
4.1

Toronto Star

Journalist

$85,444

 /yr
Range: $67K - $98K

$67K

$98K

$67,000 - $97,719 Range

Corus Entertainment
3.7

Corus Entertainment

Journalist

$64,933

 /yr
Range: $49K - $78K

$49K

$78K

$49,402 - $78,255 Range

Black Press Group
3.8

Black Press Group

Journalist

$48,496

 /yr
Range: $48K - $53K

$48K

$53K

$48,496 - $52,970 Range

Rogers Communications
3.8

Rogers Communications

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$20 -$39

 hourly

$20

$39

$20 - $39 Range

CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$32 -$36

 hourly

$32

$36

$32 - $36 Range

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CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$20 -$24

 hourly

$20

$24

$20 - $24 Range

CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Toronto Star
4.1

Toronto Star

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$17 -$18

 hourly

$17

$18

$17 - $18 Range

Glacier Media Group
3.5

Glacier Media Group

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$24 -$34

 hourly

$24

$34

$24 - $34 Range

CTV
3.8

CTV

Journalist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$22 -$28

 hourly

$22

$28

$22 - $28 Range

Brunswick News
3.4

Brunswick News

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$18 -$24

 hourly

$18

$24

$18 - $24 Range

Global News

Journalist
About 

$48K -$62K

$48K

$62K

$48,442 - $61,815 Range

Canada's National Observer
2.0

$52K

$62K

$52,290 - $61,964 Range

4.0

The Discourse

Journalist
About 

$51K -$68K

$51K

$68K

$50,862 - $68,171 Range

University of Toronto
4.3

University of Toronto

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$16

 hourly

$15

$16

$15 - $16 Range

Bell Canada
3.8

Bell Canada

Journalist
About 

$55K -$60K

$55K

$60K

$55,127 - $59,783 Range

Loblaw Companies
3.6

Loblaw Companies

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$15 -$17

 hourly

$15

$17

$15 - $17 Range

Canadian Tire
3.7

Canadian Tire

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$14 -$15

 hourly

$14

$15

$14 - $15 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Journalist is $54,061 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 64 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Journalist in Canada is $87,961 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in Canada is $33,226 per year.