MEDIA SALARY IN AUSTRALIA

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Average gross salary for Media GROSS SALARY
AU$ 87,373
Average gorss salary (USD) for Media GROSS SALARY (USD)
US$ 78,836
Average net salary for Media NET SALARY
AU$ 64,669
The most typical salary for Media MOST TYPICAL GROSS
AU$ 52,796
  Updated: 06 Nov 2019   Diff. gross vs. net: 25%
  Salary entries: 46

Media Earnings in Australia

Average salary for Media in Australia is AU$ 87,373.

Average take home earning is AU$ 64,669 (Net).

The most typical salary is AU$ 52,796 (Gross).

These data are from our visitors surveys (46 individual salaries).

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Percentage of people Earn this salary or more
9 % AU$ 200,000
20 % AU$ 120,000
33 % AU$ 102,000
54 % AU$ 74,250
85 % AU$ 52,796
91 % AU$ 40,000
98 % AU$ 33,166
Career Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Journalist AU$ 55,937 US$ 49,427 08
Media Manager AU$ 105,037 US$ 92,923 06
TV Presenter AU$ 136,500 US$ 118,427 04
Digital Media AU$ 127,100 US$ 112,460 04
Editor AU$ 75,741 US$ 77,636 04
Social Media AU$ 60,833 US$ 60,810 03
Radio Producer AU$ 43,833 US$ 46,293 03
Video Producer AU$ 102,541 US$ 88,109 02
TV Producer AU$ 90,000 US$ 92,028 02
Photographer AU$ 70,000 US$ 71,884 02
City Avg. gross salary (USD) Salary entries
Sydney AU$ 92,494 US$ 84,106 23
Melbourne AU$ 88,050 US$ 75,189 10
Brisbane AU$ 98,520 US$ 83,360 04
Perth AU$ 40,000 US$ 42,122 03
Canberra AU$ 98,500 US$ 100,008 02
Gold Coast AU$ 70,112 US$ 64,956 02
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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
More US$ 236,053 AU$ 300,000
01
205K US$ 172,600 AU$ 200,000
03
125K US$ 122,813 AU$ 120,000
02
155K US$ 118,027 AU$ 150,000
01
145K US$ 110,224 AU$ 140,083
01
135K US$ 95,398 AU$ 135,000
01
105K US$ 92,088 AU$ 102,000
04
115K US$ 91,292 AU$ 110,000
02
95K US$ 83,251 AU$ 93,000
02
85K US$ 82,682 AU$ 80,000
04
75K US$ 68,748 AU$ 74,250
04
65K US$ 56,749 AU$ 62,656
04
55K US$ 50,164 AU$ 52,796
10
45K US$ 42,122 AU$ 40,000
03
35K US$ 34,260 AU$ 33,166
03
25K US$ 22,380 AU$ 25,000
01

  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Men US$ 85,595 AU$ 98,765 19
Women US$ 68,393 AU$ 79,694 14
N/A US$ 80,202 AU$ 78,992 13

  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Doctorate Degree US$ 169,479 AU$ 198,000 02
Masters Degree US$ 72,000 AU$ 74,714 07
Bachelors Degree US$ 70,002 AU$ 79,606 25
Some College US$ 99,279 AU$ 96,666 06
High School US$ 71,047 AU$ 90,000 05
Bellow H. School US$ 82,525 AU$ 80,000 01

Media workers holding Doctorate Degree degrees enjoy the highest average gross salaries in Australia. With an earned Doctorate Degree, they grosses AU$ 198,000. While Media workers with Bachelors Degree education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 79,606. This is 142.11% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.


  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
20+ Years US$ 136,638 AU$ 164,666 06
16-20 Years US$ 87,681 AU$ 95,000 02
12-16 Years US$ 100,643 AU$ 107,200 05
8-12 Years US$ 76,949 AU$ 89,996 10
4-8 Years US$ 95,464 AU$ 97,500 02
2-4 Years US$ 59,693 AU$ 62,520 10
1-2 Years US$ 51,691 AU$ 51,875 08
0-1 Year US$ 52,390 AU$ 56,666 03

Media workers in Australia with more years of work experience outperform their counterparts with less experience. Workers with 20+ Years of experience earn a gross average of AU$ 164,666 compared to AU$ 51,875 for their counterparts with 1-2 Years of experience. The difference between workers with 20+ Years of experience and 1-2 Years is 164.34%.


  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
69-74 US$ 236,053 AU$ 300,000 01
57-62 US$ 157,369 AU$ 200,000 01
51-56 US$ 121,174 AU$ 154,000 02
39-44 US$ 78,097 AU$ 79,592 05
33-38 US$ 89,590 AU$ 95,000 03
27-32 US$ 72,817 AU$ 86,450 10
22-26 US$ 50,613 AU$ 57,423 09
16-21 US$ 51,578 AU$ 50,000 01
Less US$ 53,525 AU$ 70,000 01
N/A US$ 80,202 AU$ 78,992 13
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  SALARY BY CAREER   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Other Media Career US$ 110,158 AU$ 140,000 04
2. TV Presenter US$ 118,427 AU$ 136,500 04
3. Digital Media US$ 112,460 AU$ 127,100 04
4. Media Manager US$ 92,923 AU$ 105,037 06
5. Video Producer US$ 88,109 AU$ 102,541 02
6. TV Producer US$ 92,028 AU$ 90,000 02
7. Game Producer US$ 81,225 AU$ 80,000 01
8. Editor US$ 77,636 AU$ 75,741 04
9. Photographer US$ 71,884 AU$ 70,000 02
10. Social Media US$ 60,810 AU$ 60,833 03
11. Journalist US$ 49,427 AU$ 55,937 08
12. Media Coordinator US$ 39,342 AU$ 50,000 01
13. Radio Producer US$ 46,293 AU$ 43,833 03
14. Associate Producer US$ 30,459 AU$ 30,000 01
15. Radio Presenter US$ 22,380 AU$ 25,000 01

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In Australia economy, TV Presenter is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of AU$ 136,500. Digital Media and Other Media Career follow, earning AU$ 127,100 and AU$ 140,000, respectively. Radio Presenter earn a gross annual average of AU$ 25,000, while Associate Producer earn AU$ 30,000. The gap between the lowest and the highest paid careers is 429.16%.


  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
Permanent US$ 73,003 AU$ 79,609 33
Contract US$ 95,799 AU$ 106,000 07
Self Employed US$ 113,932 AU$ 137,020 04
Part Time US$ 45,517 AU$ 50,982 02
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  SALARY BY CITY   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Brisbane Media in Brisbane US$ 83,360 AU$ 98,520 04
2. Canberra Media in Canberra US$ 100,008 AU$ 98,500 02
3. Sydney Media in Sydney US$ 84,106 AU$ 92,494 23
4. Melbourne Media in Melbourne US$ 75,189 AU$ 88,050 10
5. Gold Coast Media in Gold Coast US$ 64,956 AU$ 70,112 02
6. Perth Media in Perth US$ 42,122 AU$ 40,000 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Avg. gross salary (USD) Avg. gross salary   Salary entries
1. Australia Australia US$ 78,836 AU$ 87,373 46
2. United States United States Media US$ 66,482 US$ 66,482 228
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media in United Kingdom US$ 59,334 GBP 39,772 80
4. Germany Germany Media in Germany US$ 57,900 EUR 46,326 31
5. Singapore Singapore Media in Singapore US$ 57,457 SGD 75,007 51
6. New Zealand New Zealand Media in New Zealand US$ 51,729 NZ$ 68,226 20
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Media in Hong Kong US$ 49,151 HKD 382,544 25
8. Mexico Mexico Media in Mexico US$ 48,260 MXN 738,500 08
9. Malaysia Malaysia Media in Malaysia US$ 23,464 MYR 81,129 54
10. Indonesia Indonesia Media in Indonesia US$ 16,534 IDR 208,946,846 30

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(12/12)  PUBLISHER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Team leader managing all content."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,225
US$ 47,388


(11/12)  MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

Masters Degree, 8-12 years: "Managing media and communications."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 150,000
US$ 118,027


(10/12)  YOUTUBER


 Posted: 20 Oct 2019

Bachelors Degree, 2-4 years: "Making videos Making products Directing a small company."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 140,083
US$ 110,224


(9/12)  LIGHTING ARTIST


 Posted: 23 Sep 2019

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "I work as an Lighting artist in VFX / CGI films. It involves 3d applications like Maya."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 47,211


(8/12)  CONTENT MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Aug 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Editor/writer for website."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,000
US$ 43,276


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(7/12)  PRODUCTION MANAGER


 Posted: 08 Jul 2019

High School, 8-12 years: "Install operate and troubleshoot problems with audio visual equipment."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 78,684


(6/12)  PRODUCTION DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2019

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Set design film technician."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 157,369


(5/12)  CLIENT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Planning, buying and organising media schedules."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 39,342


(4/12)  GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

Bachelors Degree, 20+ years: "Overall management."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 108,000
US$ 84,979


(3/12)  PRESENTER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2018

Doctorate Degree, 20+ years: "Host of weekly lifestyle show."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 300,000
US$ 236,053


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(2/12)  CREATIVE DIRECTOR


 Posted: 02 May 2018

High School, 20+ years: "Create advertising and oversee creative team."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 157,369


(1/12)  COMMS MANAGER


 Posted: 16 Aug 2017

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "ANZ Country comms manager in charge of all external communications as well as social media. Responsible for training spokespeople and speaking on behalf of the company."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 84,111


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