The average salary for a Communications Officer is AU$61,319 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in Corporate Communications is associated with high pay for this job.

AU$46,604 - AU$78,763
AU$47K
AU$61K
AU$79K
MEDIAN: AU$61,279
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50%
90%
AU$20.97 - AU$42.65
AU$21
AU$30
AU$43
MEDIAN: AU$29.85
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$81K
Salary AU$46,604 - AU$78,763
Bonus AU$3,300
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$46,477 - AU$81,196
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 269
Hourly Data AU$0AU$2K
Hourly Rate AU$20.97 - AU$42.65
Overtime AU$56.45
Annual Data AU$0AU$81K
Bonus AU$3,300
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$46,477 - AU$81,196
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 67

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 public statements.

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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

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$61,604

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Communications Officer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Communications Officer?

Communications Officer in Melbourne:
"It's good."
Pros: Interesting work, use your head, challenges pop up etc.
Cons: Tight deadlines can be an issue,

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Key Stats for Communications Officer

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Experience Affects Communications Officer Salaries

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
AU$62,000

▼3%

Skills That Affect Communications Officer Salaries



Marketing Communications
▼0%

National Average
AU$62,000



Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
2%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 1%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 96%