Full Time Salaries | New South Wales | Victoria | Western Australia | Queensland | South Australia
Full-time earnings in Australia averaged A$75,603 a year in the last quarter of 2014. (Seasonally adjusted wages – Bureau of Statistics.)
If overtime and bonuses are included, average Australian earnings were A$80,054 per annum.
The average full-time male salary (excluding overtime) in Australia is A$82,550 per annum
The average full-time female salary in Australia (excluding overtime) is A$67,049 per annum.
Workers in Capital Territory are Australia’s highest paid workers while Tasmania has the lowest average salary.
Average Full Time Ordinary Time Earnings Q4 2014
|State||Average Annual Wage|
|New South Wales||$77,600|
Australia’s best-paid workers are those employed in the mining industry, with ordinary earnings averaging A$129,714 a year.
Average Full Time Ordinary Time Earnings Q4 2014 By Industry
|Business Sector||Average Annual Wage|
|Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants||$53,934|
|Administrative and Support Services||$66,201|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||$66,716|
|Arts and Recreation Services||$67,163|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||$72,799|
|Transport, Postal, Warehousing||$75,494|
|Public Administration and Safety||$80,049|
|Education and Training||$81,427|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||$84,822|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||$86,913|
|Financial and Insurance Services||$89,736|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||$93,350|
In the past 12 months Australian ordinary full time wages have increased by 2.7%, around 1 percentage point below its average of the past decade.