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$58,354 - AU$98,676
AU$58K
AU$74K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$74,464
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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$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$58,354 - AU$98,676  
   
Bonus
AU$7,807  
Commission
AU$20,000  
Total Pay (?
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AU$57,024 - AU$100,342  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 63
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
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).
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AU$57,024 - AU$100,342  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Specialist

Pay by Experience for a Communications Specialist has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Specialist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 36 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Specialist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Communications Specialist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 12 salaries. A Communications Specialist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 5 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$75,955

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Key Stats for Communications Specialist

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%
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Experience Affects Communications Specialist Salaries

Experienced
▲19%

Late-Career
▲9%

▲5%

National Average
AU$76,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Communications Specialist Salaries

Corporate Communications
▲2%

National Average
AU$76,000


Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
35%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 7%
dental benefits
Dental: 7%
vision benefits
Vision: 7%
no benefits
None: 88%
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