The average salary for a Communications Officer in South Africa is R243,966.
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Job Description for Communications Officer
A communications officer is responsible for establishing and facilitating internal and external communication to maintain a positive perception of their organization. Their responsibilities may include the internal dissemination of company materials, memos, and other information; they may also work on tasks such as public relations, monitoring or writing website content, maintaining mailing lists and any material sent through such lists, maintaining an updated list of media contacts, and writing…Read more
Communications Officer Tasks
- Receive, coordinate and direct radio, telephone and other communications; dispatch appropriate emergency and non-emergency responders.
- Enters communications information into computer database or log; updates all information as new information is received.
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Popular Skills for Communications Officer
Media / Public Relations
Social Media Marketing
Web Content Management
Skills in Social Media Marketing are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Web Content Management, Marketing Communications, Media / Public Relations and Corporate Communications.
Pay by Experience Level for Communications Officer
An entry-level Communications Officer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R189,390 based on 13 salaries. An early career Communications Officer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R226,132 based on 125 salaries. A mid-career Communications Officer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R264,505 based on 65 salaries. An experienced Communications Officer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R308,285 based on 26 salaries.
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