Full Time Salaries | New South Wales | Victoria | Western Australia | Queensland | South Australia
Full-time earnings in Australia averaged A$82,436 a year in the second quarter of 2018. (Seasonally adjusted wages – Bureau of Statistics.)
If overtime and bonuses are included, average Australian earnings were A$85,982 per annum.
The average full-time male salary (excluding overtime) in Australia is A$87,209 per annum
The average full-time female salary in Australia (excluding overtime) is A$74,563 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 2018
|State||Average Annual Wage|
|New South Wales||$83,517|
Australia’s best-paid workers are those employed in the mining industry, with ordinary earnings averaging A$137,660 a year.
Average Full Time Ordinary Time Earnings Q2 2018 By Industry
|Business Sector||Average Annual Wage|
|Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants||$59,415|
|Administrative and Support Services||$74,927|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||$76,476|
|Arts and Recreation Services||$81,676|
|Transport, Postal, Warehousing||$86,694|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||$87,786|
|Public Administration and Safety||$89,253|
|Education and Training||$94,375|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||$97,240|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||$98,878|
|Financial and Insurance Services||$100,365|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||$102,278|
In the past 12 months Australian ordinary full time wages have increased by 2.6 %, around 1.5 percentage points below its average of the past decade.