Public Relations (PR) Manager with Media / Public Relations Skills Salary (Australia)

The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Manager with Media / Public Relations skills is AU$66,009 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$44,555 - AU$110,320
AU$45K
AU$66K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$65,629
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50%
90%
AU$18.85 - AU$113
AU$19
AU$28
AU$110
MEDIAN: AU$27.65
10%
50%
90%
AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$44,555 - AU$110,320
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$19,518
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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$44,267 - AU$118,020
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data AU$0AU$112
Hourly Rate AU$18.85 - AU$113
Overtime AU$20.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$1,000 - AU$19,518
Profit Sharing AU$5,000
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$44,267 - AU$118,020
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 14

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 possibility that some companies will include minor traveling for training or event attendance.

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Public Relations (PR) Manager Tasks

  • Plan and manage public relations and internal communication programs designed to create and maintain a favorable public image.
  • Participate in annual reporting and releasing of proxy statements.
  • Manage and maintain the company's corporate image and identity, which includes the use of logos and signage.
  • Oversee press releases, prepare information for media kits.
  • Create and release publications for the press.

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Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Public Relations (PR) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Public Relations (PR) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Public Relations (PR) 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$79,000 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$98,000 based on 38 salaries. A Public Relations (PR) 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$92,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$66,965

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

Key Stats for Public Relations (PR) Manager

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Public Relations (PR) Manager Salaries

▲46%

▲37%

▲18%

National Average
AU$67,000

▼16%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
79 %
Male
21 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 2%
no benefits
None: 88%