Full Time Salaries | New South Wales | Victoria | Western Australia | Queensland | South Australia
Full-time earnings in Australia averaged A$78,832 a year in the second quarter of 2016. (Seasonally adjusted wages – Bureau of Statistics.)
If overtime and bonuses are included, average Australian earnings were A$81,947 per annum.
The average full-time male salary (excluding overtime) in Australia is A$83,902 per annum
The average full-time female salary in Australia (excluding overtime) is A$70,392 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 2016
|State||Average Annual Wage|
|New South Wales||$80,132|
Australia’s best-paid workers are those employed in the mining industry, with ordinary earnings averaging A$139,303 a year.
Average Full Time Ordinary Time Earnings Q2 2016 By Industry
|Business Sector||Average Annual Wage|
|Accommodation, Cafes and Restaurants||$56,113|
|Administrative and Support Services||$67,642|
|Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services||$72,394|
|Arts and Recreation Services||$73,148|
|Transport, Postal, Warehousing||$82,805|
|Health Care and Social Assistance||$84,183|
|Public Administration and Safety||$85,202|
|Education and Training||$89,950|
|Professional, Scientific and Technical Services||$92,482|
|Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services||$94,396|
|Information Media and Telecommunications||$96,652|
|Financial and Insurance Services||$97,235|
In the past 12 months Australian ordinary full time wages have increased by 2.0%, around 2 percentage points below its average of the past decade.