Average Communications Officer Salary

AU$61,697
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AU$2,200
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The average salary for a Communications Officer is AU$61,697.
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AU$48k
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AU$62k
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AU$79k
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MEDIAN AU$61,697
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Salary
AU$48k - AU$79k
Bonus
AU$983 - AU$4k
Total Pay
AU$48k - AU$83k

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Job Description for Communications Officer

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

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 416 survey responses.
Entry Level
16.3%
Early Career
46.2%
Mid Career
23.8%
Experienced
11.1%
Late Career
2.6%

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