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Content Writer Courses

A Content Writer prepares material used in a range of formats. You might produce content used on digital platforms such as websites or social media or write pieces used in printed media such as brochures or magazines. Content Writers may focus on a particular topic or industry or create pieces covering a range of issues.

Content Writers should have strong writing skills and be able to come up with unique ideas quickly. It’s important that you can communicate well and liaise with relevant stakeholders. Content Writers must be flexible and able to write about a range of topics. You’ll need to manage your time well and be able to work to a deadline.

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Popular Content Writer Courses

There are 6 courses available for people who want to become a Content Writer. These are the top 5 most popular courses.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a Content Writer earn?

In Australia, a full time Content Writer generally earns $1,250 per week ($65,000 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Content Writer?

This industry has seen a moderate increase in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 30,600 people working in this sector in Australia and many of them specialise as a Content Writer. Content Writers may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Labour Market Insights

How do I become a Content Writer?

If you’re planning a career as a Content Writer, consider enrolling in a Bachelor of Communication. This course will give you the skills to create content for a range of media industries. A Bachelor of Journalism or a Bachelor of Media may also be suitable.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within journalism and writing. Click on an occupation to learn more about the role and the qualifications that can help you get started in this industry.