Tag Archive: Average Wages

Nov 20 2017

Average Earnings in Australia May 2017

Average Full Time Adult Earnings in Australia in May 2017

The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Average Weekly Earnings survey shows the Full-time adult average total earnings in May 2017 at $83,636.80 per year.

The report shows the Average Full Time Wages for Male and Female as:

Male average full time wage at $89,741.60. This is a rise from $62,800.40 in May 2007. An increase of 43% in 10 years.
Female average full time wage at $73,086.00. This is a rise from $50,575.20 in May 2007. An increase of 45% in 10 years.

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Jan 13 2017

Average Wage in NSW, Australia May 2016

The average total earnings in NSW, Australia for a MALE working FULL TIME is now $89,450 per year.
Full time Females average 83% of the Male rate.

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Aug 13 2016

Cost of Living In Australia August 2016 Update

The Cost of Living in Australia can be High or Low Many people say that the Cost of Living in Australia is very high, but exactly how high is it? The answer is not easy to say because we are all different.  It can be very high, expensive cars (Porsche  /Mercedes), eating out at the …

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Feb 26 2016

Average Earnings in Australia November 2015

Average Earnings (Full Time) in Australia rose to $80,927 per year in November 2015
Males $87,807 Annual
Females $69,981 Annual

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Oct 26 2014

Gross Disposable Australian Household Income rises by 58% from 2004 to 2012

The average gross disposable income of Australian households grew 58 per cent in the eight year period between 2003-04 to 2011-12, according to figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS). The following shows that prime growth area was in the 35-44 age group where the prime earner paid about $26,000 tax in the 2011-12 financial …

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Oct 26 2014

Average Hourly Wage rates rise by 2.60% from June 2013 to June 2014

Average Australian Hourly Wage rates rise by 2.60% in the year to June 2014 According to the ABS 6345.0 – Labour Price Index, the increase in the trend wage index through the year to June quarter 2010 for all employee jobs in Australia was 2.60%. Employees in the Public Sector averaged 2.90% Employees in the …

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Oct 26 2014

Average Wage in Australia1998-2014

Average Wages in Australia 1998 to 2014 The average wage in Australia for a MALE working FULL TIME is now $1,649 per week, or $85,779 per year. This is a 2.8% increase during the previous 12 months. Full time Females average 78% of the Male rate, at $1,292 per week.  The Average wage is NOT …

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Mar 23 2014

One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..

A report from the Guardian newspaper states that “One in 10 Australians say they cannot afford to buy enough food..”  and that “Relative poverty in Australia is higher than the OECD average”. How accurate is this and what does it mean ? The OECD’s Society At A Glance report revealed that 14.4% of Australians live on less …

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Mar 23 2014

Australians have 4th highest Disposable Income in the world

According to the OECD, Australians have the 4th highest disposable Income in the world AND the 3rd highest average wage. Disposable Income: 2012 USD  Full Time     Disposable Income Country 1  $                      38,753  United States 2  $                      38,210  Ireland 3  $                      33,373  Luxembourg 4  $                      33,319  Australia 5  $                      32,066  Switzerland 6  $                      31,501  Canada 7 …

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Aug 31 2013

Median Income and House Prices Australia. 1984 and 2012

A comparison between 1984 and 2012, showing how median family incomes and median house prices have risen, during those 28 years.
In 1984 a 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom and 1 garage property was 3.36 times the median income
In 2012 a 4 bedroom, 2+ bathroom and double garage property was 7.289 times the median income
People are choosing to pay a lot more for newer and larger houses.

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May 18 2013

Australian Median Wage 2012

In May 2012 the Median weekly total cash earnings for all ADULT full-time employees was $1,261. (A$65,572 per year). This figure was $1,250.00 for all full-time employees, including non-adult. In May 2012, the average weekly total cash earnings for all employees was $1,122.60 and for all full-time employees was $1,452.00. This shows that the Median …

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Mar 24 2013

Average Weekly Earnings, Australia – November 2012

The Australian average weekly wage has seen a rise of about 5% over the 12 months to November 2012, and the Male Full Time total earnings now averages $1,577.40 per week or $82,024.80 based on 52 weeks. The ABS 6302.0 – Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Nov 2012 report shows the following average Seasonally Adjusted weekly wage …

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Jan 19 2013

Mortgage Payments v Income

Many times I have people saying that the cost of accommodation in Australia is very very high, and that many people have to pay a lot more than one third of income for their property rent or mortgage. This question was addressed in the Australian Census in both 2006 and 2011, and the actual facts …

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Jan 09 2013

Median Wage 2012 UK and Australia Comparison

A comparison of wages in both the UK and Australia is a useful guide for many people considering moving and working in either country. Ideally the wage figure you need to look at is the exact wage for your specific occupation. That cannot be done here, but we can give a comparison of each countries average or …

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Nov 19 2011

Australian Male Wages rise 5.36% in 12 months to August 2011

Wage Changes in the twelve months to August 2011: Full-time Male adult total earnings rose from $1,414.90 to $1,490.70 per week, a rise of 5.36%. Full-time Female adult total earnings rose from $1,132.10 to $1,182.40 per week, a rise of 4.44%. Combined Full-time adult total earnings rose by 5.1% in the 12 months to August …

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May 18 2011

Wages in Australia

Australian Wage Information Last 10 Employment Posts General Australian Wage Information Each Industry in Australia will have determined the minimum conditions and wages payable to its workers, and these agreements are called Employment Awards. An important aspect of these Awards is that they cover the minimum rate of pay that can be made to an employee. …

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Jan 29 2011

Average Wages in Queensland by Occupation May 2010

Average cash wages of Male Non Managerial workers in May 2010 varied from $39,104 to $131,404 per year, depending on the occupation.

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Dec 29 2010

Sales Occupations wages

The 2010 ASHE (Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings) shows that the lowest paid of all UK full-time employees were those in ‘Sales occupations’, at an average of £287 a week. The Australian Bureau of Statistics 2010 “6302.0 – Average Weekly Earnings” report, shows that average full-time weekly earnings of those in the Australian retail …

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Dec 28 2010

Rent as a Percentage of Income

Median Rent figures are easily available for Brisbane in Queensland, from the Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority. These figures were available for the 3 months ended Sept 2010. Weekly Rent Property Type New Rentals $365.00 Two bedroom flats/units 4,303 $380.00 3 Bedroom Houses 3,117 $280.00 One bedroom flats/units 2,226 $450.00 4 Bedroom Houses 1,627 $380.00 3 …

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Aug 18 2010

Average Hourly Wage rates rise by 2.96% from June 2009 to June 2010

According to the ABS 6345.0 – Labour Price Index, the increase in the trend wage index through the year to June quarter 2010 for all employee jobs in Australia was 2.96%. Employees in the Public Sector averaged 4.03% Employees in the Private Sector averaged 2.67% Tasmania had the greatest increase for the year, using the …

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