Average Communications Manager Salary in Australia

AU$86,811
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
AU$5,037
Bonus
AU$7,000
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The average salary for a Communications Manager in Australia is AU$86,811.
10%
A$60k
MEDIAN
A$87k
90%
A$131k
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AU$60k - AU$131k
Bonus
AU$194 - AU$14k
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AU$0 - AU$7k
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AU$60k - AU$137k
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What Are Popular Skills for Communications Managers?

Skills in Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Social Media Marketing, Media / Public Relations and Marketing Communications.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Communications Managers?

An early career Communications Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$71,567 based on 93 salaries. A mid-career Communications Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$86,742 based on 124 salaries. An experienced Communications Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$110,350 based on 128 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$110,450.
Employees with Communications Manager in their job title in Perth, Western Australia earn an average of 13.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sydney, New South Wales (10.5% more) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (18.3% less), Brisbane, Queensland (10.1% less) and Gold Coast, Queensland (7.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 383 survey responses.
Early Career
24.3%
Mid Career
32.4%
Experienced
33.4%
Late Career
9.9%

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