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Communications Manager

The roles of Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Manager are pivotal in driving any Not for Profit or for purpose organisation’s outreach efforts and ensuring its financial sustainability. They are responsible for crafting and executing strategies to engage donors, communicate the organisation’s mission, and raise funds effectively.

Stay ahead of the curve and ensure your organisation remains competitive by accessing our comprehensive Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Manager Salary Survey report today.

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This report is available as a digital download only.

For over a decade, the Pro Bono Australia Salary Survey has meticulously researched compensation levels for Marketing, Fundraising and Communications Managers, serving as a trusted resource for both organisations and individuals.

It’s crucial that the salary for this role reflects its importance in achieving the organisation’s goals and attracts top talent to drive its mission forward.

If you’re currently in a Marketing, Fundraising or Communications Manager role our Salary Survey provides evidence-based insights into market compensation, ensuring you’re fairly remunerated for your contributions.

For organisations seeking to recruit or retain talented professionals in this role, our survey offers guidance on setting competitive compensation packages to attract and retain the best talent.

Our survey also tracks changes in median salaries and other remuneration benefits over the past year. Remember, when comparing salaries, factors like organisation size and sector must be taken into account for accurate benchmarking.


The Salary Survey report includes a comprehensive analysis of the Marketing/Fundraising/ Communications Manager position, including base salaries, benefits and allowances, and salaries of previous years for tracking purposes.


The data in the Salary Survey report compares the average total remuneration of Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Managers with the sector they work in, providing real world data on earnings for the role in each industry.

Operating Budget

The Salary Survey report for Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Managers highlights any variability in the total remuneration for the role according to the operating budget of each respondent’s organisation. This data can be used by employers with a knowledge of their company’s expenditure and revenue to offer a competitive salary for a newly hired Marketing/ Fundraising/ Communications Manager.


The latest Salary Survey report includes data on the earnings of Marketing/Fundraising/ Communications Managers according to the number of employees at their organisation. Those holding a similar role can use this information to benchmark their own earnings against or to negotiate a competitive salary with a new employer.


The Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Manager Salary Survey report categorises earnings for the role based on the Australian state or territory respondents’ organisations are based in, allowing those in similar roles to assess their own remuneration based on their location.

Tax Status

Pro Bono’s Salary Survey report includes data on any changes to Marketing/Fundraising/ Communications Manager salaries according to the tax exemption status of their organisation and notes any trends in employee earnings.

Want more information on the Salary Survey report?

The Salary Survey for Marketing/Fundraising/Communications Managers is just the start. The full Salary Survey report contains remuneration data on 11 other major roles and 27 more specialised positions. Purchase your copy of the complete Salary Survey report here!

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