The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Manager in Australia is AU$69,965.
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Job Description for Public Relations (PR) Manager
The public relations manager is a position sought after by various companies in many industries, which range from hotels to food manufacturing. Most companies are seeking an applicant with a bachelor's degree in public relations, communications, or a similar discipline. The ideal applicant should have at least five years of experience, in addition to having a few years of relevant experience. The public relations manager will not be doing an extensive amount of traveling, but there is the possib…Read more
Public Relations (PR) Manager Tasks
- Create and release publications for the press.
- Coordinate initiatives with marketing, community and production.
- Plan special events, conferences and parties.
- Create podcasts, blogs and represent the company.
- Outreach to press.
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Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Manager
Media / Public Relations
Skills in Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications, Corporate Communications and Strategic Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Press Releases.
Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Manager
An entry-level Public Relations (PR) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$51,659 based on 12 salaries. An early career Public Relations (PR) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$59,634 based on 78 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$79,669 based on 59 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$100,596 based on 44 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$97,211.
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Employees with Public Relations (PR) Manager in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 6.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Perth, Western Australia (0.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Adelaide, South Australia (25.7% less), Melbourne, Victoria (7.8% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (4.7% less).
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