Average Salary Australia
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 second quarter of 2014. (Seasonally adjusted wages – Bureau of Statistics.)
If overtime and bonuses are included, average Australian earnings were A$78,879 per annum.
The average full-time male salary (excluding overtime) in Australia is A$81,146 per annum
The average full-time female salary in Australia (excluding overtime) is A$66,269 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 Q2 2014
|State||Average Annual Wage|
|New South Wales||$75,868|
Australia’s best-paid workers are those employed in the mining industry, with ordinary earnings averaging A$132,688 a year.
Average Full Time Ordinary Time Earnings Q2 2014 By Industry
|Business Sector||Average Annual Wage|
|Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants||$54,818|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||$66,846|
|Administrative and Support Services||$67,933|
|Arts and Recreation Services||$69,326|
|Transport, Postal, Warehousing||$76,950|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||$80,855|
|Public Administration and Safety||$82,529|
|Education and Training||$84,968|
|Financial and Insurance Services||$88,358|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||$89,300|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||$90,132|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||$90,823|
In the past 12 months Australian ordinary full time wages have increased by 2.4%, around 1 percentage point below its average of the past decade.