Australian Average Adult Male Full Time Total Earnings 1994 to 2017

The Change in Australian Male Wages from 1994 to 2017

Adult Full Time Wages have seen annual rises, for Males, varying from just 0.44% to 6.05% per year during the 23 years between 1994 and 2017.
The following figures show how these annual changes have occurred, based on the average Male adult full time workers total incomes.

The Change in Australian Male Wages from 1994 to 2017

Adult Full Time Wages have seen annual rises, for Males, varying from just 0.44% to 6.05% per year during the 23 years between 1994 and 2017.

The following figures show how these annual changes have occurred, based on the average Male adult full time workers total incomes.  It also highlights the slump in wage growth since 2012.

Average Adult Male Full, Time Total Earnings per week and per year.

$ 727.70 per week in November 1994 or $37,840 per year.
$ 763.70 per week in November 1995 or $39,712 per year. An increase of 4.95% over the year.
$ 789.00 per week in November 1996 or $41,028 per year. An increase of 3.31% over the year.
$ 815.30 per week in November 1997 or $42,396 per year. An increase of 3.33% over the year.
$ 847.60 per week in November 1998 or $44,075 per year. An increase of 3.96% over the year.
$ 865.60 per week in November 1999 or $45,011 per year. An increase of 2.12% over the year.
$ 894.40 per week in November 2000 or $46,509 per year. An increase of 3.33% over the year.
$ 941.60 per week in November 2001 or $48,963 per year. An increase of 5.28% over the year.
$ 993.00 per week in November 2002 or $51,636 per year. An increase of 5.46% over the year.
$1,053.10 per week in November 2003 or $54,761 per year. An increase of 6.05% over the year.
$1,092.10 per week in November 2004 or $56,789 per year. An increase of 3.70% over the year.
$1,143.50 per week in November 2005 or $59,462 per year. An increase of 4.71% over the year.
$1,178.60 per week in November 2006 or $61,287 per year. An increase of 3.07% over the year.
$1,235.20 per week in November 2007 or $64,230 per year. An increase of 4.80% over the year.
$1,306.10 per week in November 2008 or $67,917 per year. An increase of 5.74% over the year.
$1,380.90 per week in November 2009 or $71,807 per year. An increase of 5.73% over the year.
$1,436.00 per week in November 2010 or $74,672 per year. An increase of 3.99% over the year.
$1,505.50 per week in November 2011 or $78,286 per year. An increase of 4.84% over the year.
$1,580.30 per week in November 2012 or $82,176 per year. An increase of 4.97% over the year.
$1,621.50 per week in November 2013 or $84,318 per year. An increase of 2.61% over the year.
$1,681.20 per week in November 2014 or $87,422 per year. An increase of 3.68% over the year.
$1,688.60 per week in November 2015 or $87,807 per year. An increase of 0.44% over the year.
$1,719.90 per week in November 2016 or $89,435 per year. An increase of 1.85% over the year.
$1,753.50 per week in November 2017 or $91,182 per year. An increase of 1.95% over the year.

The above figures are Average Figures, not Median. It is estimated that Median incomes are about 20% lower than the stated averages.

Australian Wage Changes in Three Year Periods

When looked at in three year periods, the average rises can be seen clearly to have slowed down in the last few years, more so than the average Female Income.

1994 to 1997 was a rise of 12.04% over three years
1995 to 1998 was a rise of 10.99% over three years
1996 to 1999 was a rise of 9.71% over three years
1997 to 2000 was a rise of 9.70% over three years
1998 to 2001 was a rise of 11.09% over three years
1999 to 2002 was a rise of 14.72% over three years
2000 to 2003 was a rise of 17.74% over three years
2001 to 2004 was a rise of 15.98% over three years
2002 to 2005 was a rise of 15.16% over three years
2003 to 2006 was a rise of 11.92% over three years
2004 to 2007 was a rise of 13.10% over three years
2005 to 2008 was a rise of 14.22% over three years
2006 to 2009 was a rise of 17.16% over three years
2007 to 2010 was a rise of 16.26% over three years
2008 to 2011 was a rise of 15.27% over three years
2009 to 2012 was a rise of 14.44% over three years
2010 to 2013 was a rise of 12.92% over three years
2011 to 2014 was a rise of 11.67% over three years
2012 to 2015 was a rise of 6.85% over three years
2013 to 2016 was a rise of 6.07% over three years
2014 to 2017 was a rise of 4.30% over three years

Male/Female Wage Changes 1994 to 2017

Average Adult Male Full time income in 1994 was $37,840 per year.
Average Adult Male Full time income in 2017 was $91,182 per year, a rise of 141%

Average Adult Female Full time income in 1994 was $29,921 per year.
Average Adult Female Full time income in 2017 was $74,350 per year, a rise of 148%

Average Adult Female Full time income in 1994 was 79.07% of the Male wage.
Average Adult Female Full time income in 2017 was 81.54% of the Male wage.

Source: Source: ABS 6302.0 – Average Weekly Earnings, Australia – Original series



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