A Communications Manager in Melbourne, Victoria earns an average salary of AU$85,233 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$58,305 - AU$131,786
AU$58K
AU$85K
AU$130K
MEDIAN: AU$85,233
10%
50%
90%
AU$33.57 - AU$58.96
AU$42
MEDIAN: AU$41.55
50%
AU$0AU$137K
Salary AU$58,305 - AU$131,786
Bonus AU$1,939 - AU$10,380
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$58,164 - AU$137,220
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 91
Hourly Data AU$0AU$58
Hourly Rate AU$41.55
Overtime AU$49.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$137K
Bonus AU$1,939 - AU$10,380
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$58,164 - AU$137,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

Job Description for Communications Manager

Communications managers facilitate internal and external cooperation in their companies. They may liaison with other companies, company clientele, and many departments within the organization. They work in the offices of corporations, non-profits, and small businesses to maintain their company's image.

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Communications Manager Tasks

  • Manage marketing communication initiatives; internal and external communications and special events promotions.
  • Monitor advertising trends and budgets.
  • Act as a liaison between outside vendors and management.
  • Guide and support management in marketing planning and public relation strategies to ensure alignment with objectives.

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Pay by Experience Level for Communications Manager

Pay by Experience for a Communications Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Communications Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$72,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Communications Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$85,000 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Communications Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$101,000 based on 39 salaries. A Communications Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$89,000 based on 10 salaries.

Key Stats for Communications Manager

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Communications Manager Salaries

▲18%

▲4%

National Average
AU$85,000

▼1%

▼16%

Skills That Affect Communications Manager Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 8%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 92%