Average Publicist Salary in Australia

AU$59,060
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AU$2,000
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The average salary for a Publicist in Australia is AU$59,060.
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AU$45k
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AU$59k
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AU$96k
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MEDIAN AU$59,060
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AU$45k - AU$96k
Bonus
AU$0 - AU$2k
Total Pay
AU$44k - AU$103k

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Job Description for Publicist

Publicist Tasks
  • Create and execute publicity plans for clients.
  • Pitch stories to media.
  • Arrange and develop talking points for press visits, interviews, appointments, and press conferences.
  • Draft and edit press releases, media alerts, and press kit materials.
  • Build and maintain relationships with the media.

Career Paths

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Communications Officer
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Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Publicist

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

Pay by Experience Level for Publicist

An entry-level Publicist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$45,000 based on 7 salaries. An early career Publicist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$57,212 based on 29 salaries. A mid-career Publicist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$64,964 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Publicist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$67,500 based on 6 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of AU$92,500.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Publicist in their job title in Sydney, New South Wales earn an average of 6.0% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (6.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 64 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
45.3%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
9.4%
Late Career
9.4%

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