Media (Australia) Salary

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info SALARY ENTRIES
45
info AVG. GROSS SALARY ($)
US$ 78,839
info AVG. GROSS SALARY
AU$ 87,092
info AVG. NET SALARY
AU$ 64,551
  UPDATED: 06 Nov 2019   Difference gross vs. net: 25%

Salary for Media in Australia

Average salary for Media in Australia is AU$ 87,092. All data are based on our survey (45 individual salary entries). Average take home earning is AU$ 64,551. The most typical salary is AU$ 52,796.

Earning percentages

Percentage Earn this or more
9 % AU$ 200,000
20 % AU$ 120,000
31 % AU$ 102,666
53 % AU$ 74,250
84 % AU$ 52,796
91 % AU$ 40,000
98 % AU$ 33,166

Earning by careers

Career Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
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

Earning by cities

City Avg. gross salary (in USD) Profiles
Sydney AU$ 92,152 US$ 84,353 22
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 profiles from individual employees for Media in Australia

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(45/45) PUBLISHER


 Posted: 06 Nov 2019

      

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

(44/45) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2019

      

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

(43/45) 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

(42/45) 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."
Company: The Mill Film
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 60,000
US$ 47,211

(41/45) 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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(40/45) PRODUCTION DESIGNER


 Posted: 04 Mar 2019

      

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

(39/45) CLIENT EXECUTIVE


 Posted: 20 Feb 2019

      

Bachelors Degree, 1-2 years: "Planning, buying and organising media schedules."
Company: kaimera (www.kaimera.com.au)
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 39,342

(38/45) GENERAL MANAGER


 Posted: 20 Aug 2018

      

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

(37/45) PRESENTER


 Posted: 22 Jun 2018

      

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

(36/45) 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

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(35/45) 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

(34/45) TV PRESENTER


 Posted: 11 Mar 2017

      

High School, 16-20 years: "Broadcast tv, report stories,travel to different countries,write stories,articles about stories."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 70,000
US$ 53,525

(33/45) DIGITAL MEDIA


 Posted: 08 Dec 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 8-12 years: "Group Account Director at Digital Media agency."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 135,000
US$ 95,398

(32/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 14 Sep 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 0-1 year: "Journalism degree from Griffith university Gold Coast Australia 2013-2016."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 35,332

(31/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 20 Jun 2016

      

Bachelors Degree, 12-16 years: "Journalist on an Australia wide website called news.com.au."
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 90,000
US$ 63,598

(30/45) RADIO PRESENTER


 Posted: 16 Jul 2014

      

High School education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 25,000
US$ 22,380

(29/45) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 30 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 110,000
US$ 98,473

(28/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 27 Jun 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 67,141

(27/45) SOCIAL MEDIA


 Posted: 09 Mar 2014

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 44,761

(26/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 30 Dec 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 50,000
US$ 51,578

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(25/45) TV PRODUCER


 Posted: 04 Nov 2013

      

Bellow H. School education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 82,525

(24/45) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 17 Oct 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 103,156

(23/45) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 24 Sep 2013

      

Bachelors Degree education, 4-8 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 123,787

(22/45) RADIO PRODUCER


 Posted: 23 Jun 2013

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 51,500
US$ 53,125

(21/45) EDITOR


 Posted: 07 Sep 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 51,964
US$ 55,701

(20/45) RADIO PRODUCER


 Posted: 11 May 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 40,000
US$ 42,877

(19/45) RADIO PRODUCER


 Posted: 11 May 2012

      

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 40,000
US$ 42,877

(18/45) TV PRESENTER


 Posted: 02 May 2012

      

Doctorate Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 96,000
US$ 102,904

(17/45) MEDIA MANAGER


 Posted: 18 Apr 2012

      

Some College education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 85,754

(16/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 01 Mar 2012

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 31,000
US$ 33,230

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(15/45) SOCIAL MEDIA


 Posted: 19 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 55,500
US$ 59,492

(14/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 09 Feb 2012

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 58,000
US$ 62,171

(13/45) TV PRODUCER


 Posted: 16 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 20+ years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 100,000
US$ 101,531

(12/45) GAME PRODUCER


 Posted: 05 Dec 2011

      

Some College education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(11/45) DIGITAL MEDIA


 Posted: 30 Sep 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 200,000
US$ 203,063

(10/45) EDITOR


 Posted: 10 Sep 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 75,000
US$ 76,149

(9/45) PHOTOGRAPHER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 0-1 year of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 40,000
US$ 40,613

(8/45) ASSOCIATE PRODUCER


 Posted: 17 Aug 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 30,000
US$ 30,459

(7/45) SOCIAL MEDIA


 Posted: 08 Aug 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 77,000
US$ 78,179

(6/45) VIDEO PRODUCER


 Posted: 02 Jul 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 8-12 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,000
US$ 65,995

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(5/45) EDITOR


 Posted: 25 Jun 2011

      

Masters Degree education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 56,000
US$ 56,858

(4/45) EDITOR


 Posted: 02 Jun 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 16-20 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 120,000
US$ 121,838

(3/45) TV PRESENTER


 Posted: 02 Jun 2011

      

Some College education, 12-16 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 80,000
US$ 81,225

(2/45) DIGITAL MEDIA


 Posted: 23 May 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 2-4 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 65,400
US$ 66,402

(1/45) JOURNALIST


 Posted: 22 May 2011

      

Bachelors Degree education, 1-2 years of experience.
Individual GROSS salary:
AU$ 38,500
US$ 39,090

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  SALARY BY LEVEL   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Salary levels Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles (frequency)
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
105K US$ 96,556 AU$ 102,666
03
135K US$ 95,398 AU$ 135,000
01
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
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  SALARY BY GENDER   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Male US$ 85,979 AU$ 98,697 18
Female US$ 68,393 AU$ 79,694 14
N/A US$ 80,202 AU$ 78,992 13
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  SALARY BY EDUCATION   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 69,138 AU$ 87,500 04
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 High School education earn the least, with an average gross income of AU$ 87,500. This is 145.13% lower of what Doctorate Degree degree holders earn.

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  SALARY BY EXPERIENCE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 76,756 AU$ 88,884 09
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%.

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  SALARY BY AGE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
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$ 72,165 AU$ 84,944 09
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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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Other Media Career US$ 120,650 AU$ 153,333 03
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

In Australia economy, Other Media Career is on the top list of highest earners, earning an average gross salary of AU$ 153,333. TV Presenter and Digital Media follow, earning AU$ 136,500 and AU$ 127,100, 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 439.10%.

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  SALARY BY JOB TYPE   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
Permanent US$ 72,825 AU$ 78,972 32
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

  SALARY BY CITY   MEDIA   AUSTRALIA

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# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Brisbane Media US$ 83,360 AU$ 98,520 04
2. Canberra Media US$ 100,008 AU$ 98,500 02
3. Sydney Media US$ 84,353 AU$ 92,152 22
4. Melbourne Media US$ 75,189 AU$ 88,050 10
5. Gold Coast Media US$ 64,956 AU$ 70,112 02
6. Perth Media US$ 42,122 AU$ 40,000 03

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  SALARY BY COUNTRY    MEDIA

# Average GROSS Salary (USD) Average GROSS Salary   Salary profiles
1. Australia Australia US$ 78,839 AU$ 87,092 45
2. United States United States Media US$ 65,830 US$ 65,830 217
3. United Kingdom United Kingdom Media US$ 58,887 GBP 39,243 77
4. Germany Germany Media US$ 58,425 EUR 46,604 30
5. Singapore Singapore Media US$ 57,917 SGD 75,593 50
6. New Zealand New Zealand Media US$ 52,309 NZ$ 68,028 18
7. Hong Kong Hong Kong Media US$ 49,151 HKD 382,544 25
8. Malaysia Malaysia Media US$ 25,039 MYR 84,151 44
9. Indonesia Indonesia Media US$ 17,138 IDR 215,422,422 27

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