The average pay for a Communications Specialist is AU$72,764 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience.

AU$57,995 - AU$96,743
AU$58K
AU$73K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$72,764
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AU$26.53 - AU$42.82
AU$34
MEDIAN: AU$34.48
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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$33KAU$66KAU$99K
Salary
AU$57,995 - AU$96,743  
   
Bonus
AU$7,807  
Commission
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$56,876 - AU$98,846  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$17AU$34AU$51
Hourly Rate
AU$34.48  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$7,807  
   
Commission
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$56,876 - AU$98,846  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$73,872

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲22%

Late-Career
▲12%

▲8%

National Average
AU$74,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲5%

National Average
AU$74,000


Gender

Female
58 %
Male
42 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 5%
dental benefits
Dental: 5%
vision benefits
Vision: 5%
dental benefits
None: 89%
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