Average Early-Career Publicist Salary in Australia

AU$57,135
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AU$1,000
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The average salary for an Early-Career Publicist in Australia is AU$57,135.
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AU$44k
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AU$57k
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AU$79k
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AU$44k - AU$79k
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AU$0 - AU$1k
Total Pay
AU$43k - AU$83k

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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.

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Popular Skills for Publicist

Skills in Media / Public Relations and Press Releases 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. A mid-career Publicist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$66,466 based on 17 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.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 36 survey responses.
Entry Level
19.4%
Mid Career
47.2%
Experienced
16.7%
Late Career
16.7%

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