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Average Public Relations (PR) Officer Salary in Australia

AU$59,639
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AU$1,002
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The average salary for a Public Relations (PR) Officer in Australia is AU$59,639.
10%
A$39k
MEDIAN
A$60k
90%
A$79k
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What Do Public Relations (PR) Officers Do?

Public Relations (PR) Officer Tasks
  • Create, support, steer and track publicity campaigns.
  • Set brand standards and design online and paper materials are up to date.
  • Interact with the press and the public, forming strong positive relations.
  • Plan and advertise special events.
  • React to publicity situations and interact with the press to improve organizational image.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Public Relations (PR) Officers?

Skills in Media / Public Relations, Marketing Communications and Corporate Communications are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Public Relations and Social Media Marketing.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations (PR) Officers?

An early career Public Relations (PR) Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$56,258 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Public Relations (PR) Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,000 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Public Relations (PR) Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$73,555 based on 3 salaries.
Employees with Public Relations (PR) Officer in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 0.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Gold Coast, Queensland (0.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Perth, Western Australia (17.0% less), Brisbane, Queensland (8.0% less) and Melbourne, Victoria (1.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Early Career
77.8%
Mid Career
13.9%
Experienced
8.3%

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