Journalist Salaries in Canada

Updated Dec 1, 2022
$54,770 /yr
Average Base Pay

100 salaries

$34K

Low

$55K

Average

$89K

High

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How much does a Journalist make? The national average salary for a Journalist is $54,770 in Canada. Filter by location to see Journalist salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 100 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Journalist employees.

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$57,155

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$50,501

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CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist

$88,060

 /yr
Range: $56K - $140K
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$56K

$140K

$56,000 - $139,642 Range

Postmedia Network
3.0

Postmedia Network

Journalist

$42,341

 /yr
Range: $35K - $88K

$35K

$88K

$34,720 - $87,747 Range

Toronto Star
3.8

Toronto Star

Journalist

$86,821

 /yr
Range: $67K - $99K

$67K

$99K

$67,000 - $99,294 Range

Freelancer
4.2

Freelancer

Journalist

$60,000

 /yr
Range: $55K - $73K

$55K

$73K

$55,000 - $73,260 Range

Corus Entertainment
3.6

Corus Entertainment

Journalist

$65,979

 /yr
Range: $50K - $80K

$50K

$80K

$50,199 - $79,516 Range

Black Press Media
3.7

Black Press Media

Journalist

$49,277

 /yr
Range: $49K - $54K

$49K

$54K

$49,277 - $53,823 Range

Global News

Journalist

$50,762

 /yr
Range: $50K - $61K

$50K

$61K

$50,000 - $60,813 Range

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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

CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist - Hourly Intern
About 

$21 -$24

 hourly

$21

$24

$21 - $24 Range

CBC/Radio-Canada
3.7

CBC/Radio-Canada

Journalist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$25 -$28

 hourly

$25

$28

$25 - $28 Range

Toronto Star
3.8

Toronto Star

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$17 -$19

 hourly

$17

$19

$17 - $19 Range

Glacier Media Group
3.8

Glacier Media Group

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$25 -$34

 hourly

$25

$34

$25 - $34 Range

CTV
3.5

CTV

Journalist - Hourly Contractor
About 

$22 -$28

 hourly

$22

$28

$22 - $28 Range

Brunswick News
3.5

Brunswick News

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$19 -$25

 hourly

$19

$25

$19 - $25 Range

Key Media
3.6

Key Media

Journalist
About 

$33K -$52K

$33K

$52K

$33,256 - $51,668 Range

Canada's National Observer
2.0

$53K

$63K

$52,923 - $63,248 Range

4.0

The Discourse

Journalist
About 

$52K -$69K

$52K

$69K

$51,509 - $68,694 Range

McDonald's
3.5

McDonald's

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$58 -$62

 hourly

$58

$62

$58 - $62 Range

Walmart
3.3

Walmart

Journalist - Hourly
About 

$19 -$21

 hourly

$19

$21

$19 - $21 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Journalist salaries

The national average salary for a Journalist is $54,770 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Journalist salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 100 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Journalist employees.

The highest salary for a Journalist in Canada is $88,963 per year.

The lowest salary for a Journalist in Canada is $33,719 per year.