The average salary for a Communications Officer is AU$61,697.
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Job Description for Communications Officer
A communications officer is responsible for establishing and facilitating internal and external communication to maintain a positive perception of their organization. Their responsibilities may include the internal dissemination of company materials, memos, and other information; they may also work on tasks such as public relations, monitoring or writing website content, maintaining mailing lists and any material sent through such lists, maintaining an updated list of media contacts, and writing…Read more
Communications Officer Tasks
- Receive, coordinate and direct radio, telephone and other communications; dispatch appropriate emergency and non-emergency responders.
- Enters communications information into computer database or log; updates all information as new information is received.
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Popular Skills for Communications Officer
Social Media Marketing
Media / Public Relations
Web Content Management
Skills in Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management and Social Media Marketing.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Officer
An entry-level Communications Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$52,425 based on 68 salaries. An early career Communications Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,294 based on 192 salaries. A mid-career Communications Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,555 based on 99 salaries. An experienced Communications Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$70,900 based on 46 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$72,636.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Communications Officer in their job title in Toowoomba, Queensland earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Brisbane, Queensland (4.3% more) and Sydney, New South Wales (3.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory (ACT) (12.5% less), Adelaide, South Australia (2.8% less) and Perth, Western Australia (2.4% less).
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