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Average Public Relations Assistant Salary in Australia

AU$43,538
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AU$1,040
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The average salary for a Public Relations Assistant in Australia is AU$43,538.
10%
A$36k
MEDIAN
A$44k
90%
A$56k
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What Do Public Relations Assistants Do?

Public Relations Assistant Tasks
  • Write press releases, event listings, website, and social media content to promote products or services.
  • Assist with event planning and execution.
  • Reach out to media contacts and the public to publicize events or products.
  • Track, archive, and analyze all media coverage, reviews and web analytics.
  • Update and maintain calendars of events, editorial deadlines, and releases.

Career Paths

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Public Relations Assistant
Corporate Communications Manager
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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What Are Popular Skills for Public Relations Assistants?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Public Relations Assistants?

An entry-level Public Relations Assistant with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$40,266 based on 8 salaries. An early career Public Relations Assistant with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$41,346 based on 32 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Public Relations Assistant in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 0.9% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (8.1% less) and Brisbane, Queensland (2.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 40 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
80.0%

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