Average Weekly Earnings

Sr NoDescriptionMaleFemale
1Chief Executives and Managing Directors2,996.902,963.00
2General Managers2,766.702,573.50
3Legislators
4Crop Farmers
5Livestock Farmers822.30 2,266.40 
6Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers
7Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers2,588.502,375.90
8Corporate Services Managers3,001.002,561.40
9Finance Managers3,184.802,752.00
10Human Resource Managers3,226.702,451.60
11Policy and Planning Managers2,713.702,306.70
12Research and Development Managers3,428.602,771.70
13Construction Managers2,371.404,009.70
14Engineering Managers3,542.703,166.00
15Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers1,608.001,851.10 
16Manufacturers1,586.201,896.60 
17Production Managers2,555.201,663.90
18Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers2,617.902,036.70
19Child Care Centre Managers1,300.10
20Health and Welfare Services Managers2,306.102,263.50
21School Principals2,800.802,436.00
22Other Education Managers2,648.002,476.20
23ICT Managers3,311.403,162.10
24Commissioned Officers (Management)
25Other Specialist Managers2,619.702,303.80
26Cafe and Restaurant Managers1,368.001,134.90
27Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers922.7771
28Hotel and Motel Managers1,506.901,116.10
29Licensed Club Managers
30Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers2,231.301,605.60 
31Retail Managers1,410.001,478.80
32Amusement, Fitness and Sports Centre Managers1,461.301,098.30
33Call or Contact Centre and Customer Service Managers2,022.502,023.20
34Conference and Event Organisers1,460.201,412.10
35Transport Services Managers1,947.102,040.40
36Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers2,028.701,679.10
37Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers1,201.80762.00 
38Music Professionals831.90 401.20 
39Photographers1,238.601,303.30
40Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals
41Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters1,886.802,105.80
42Authors, and Book and Script Editors1,612.701,407.60
43Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors1,463.001,218.50
44Journalists and Other Writers2,018.501,363.30
45Accountants1,681.101,410.20
46Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers2,077.501,775.50
47Financial Brokers2,165.601,662.40
48Financial Dealers3,316.302,535.60
49Financial Investment Advisers and Managers2,709.402,017.30
50Human Resource Professionals1,825.901,659.80
51ICT Trainers
52Training and Development Professionals2,045.601,411.70
53Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians2,383.601,696.20
54Archivists, Curators and Records Managers1,848.701,334.70
55Economists3,060.801,811.10
56Intelligence and Policy Analysts2,015.801,612.80
57Land Economists and Valuers1,996.501,406.30
58Librarians1,574.601,389.70
59Management and Organisation Analysts2,313.501,841.90
60Other Information and Organisation Professionals2,064.901,610.60
61Advertising and Marketing Professionals1,918.601,542.10
62ICT Sales Professionals2,963.203,216.60
63Public Relations Professionals1,772.401,503.90
64Technical Sales Representatives1,844.202,214.90
65Air Transport Professionals3,415.902,473.60
66Marine Transport Professionals2,209.902,108.10 
67Architects and Landscape Architects1,743.801,564.70
68Surveyors and Spatial Scientists1,838.301,149.70 
69Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers1,556.901,381.60
70Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators1,303.101,072.80
71Interior Designers
72Urban and Regional Planners1,882.002,216.70
73Chemical and Materials Engineers3,597.901,342.10
74Civil Engineering Professionals2,081.101,607.10
75Electrical Engineers2,391.201,684.40
76Electronics Engineers2,276.202,741.90
77Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers2,677.701,912.70 
78Mining Engineers3,274.002,864.90
79Other Engineering Professionals2,192.301,920.60
80Agricultural and Forestry Scientists2,255.401,692.30
81Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists1,936.701,965.60
82Environmental Scientists1,714.501,525.30
83Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists2,566.501,779.50
84Life Scientists1,748.301,309.10
85Medical Laboratory Scientists1,868.901,660.80
86Veterinarians2,018.90956.9
87Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals2,023.201,146.70
88Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers
89Primary School Teachers1,331.401,315.70
90Middle School Teachers (Aus) Intermediate School Teachers (NZ)1,460.101,924.30
91Secondary School Teachers1,755.801,504.60
92Special Education Teachers
93University Lecturers and Tutors1,937.301,591.40
94Vocational Education Teachers (Aus) Polytechnic Teachers (NZ)1,640.101,280.20
95Education Advisers and Reviewers1,887.901,667.90
96Private Tutors and Teachers338.50 295.40 
97Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages1,351.30955.7
98Nutrition Professionals
99Medical Imaging Professionals1,960.40 1,960.00
100Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals2,077.801,612.80
101Optometrists and Orthoptists2,236.00741.30 
102Pharmacists1,722.001,303.00
103Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals1,932.001,472.10
104Chiropractors and Osteopaths2,286.00 630.50 
105Complementary Health Therapists
106Dental Practitioners2,225.701,792.10
107Occupational Therapists
108Physiotherapists1,302.801,284.70
109Podiatrists1,127.10 
110Audiologists and Speech Pathologists Therapists990.7
111General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers2,911.802,510.50
112Anaesthetists
113Specialist Physicians3,278.203,408.10
114Psychiatrists3,787.70 4,007.10 
115Surgeons
116Other Medical Practitioners4,813.904,235.60
117Midwives
118Nurse Educators and Researchers1,501.70 1,795.20
119Nurse Managers2,187.502,063.60
120Registered Nurses1,493.801,365.90
121ICT Business and Systems Analysts2,403.402,120.70
122Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers1,194.301,288.30
123Software and Applications Programmers2,024.601,867.40
124Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists2,135.301,652.40
125Computer Network Professionals1,958.701,788.40
126ICT Support and Test Engineers2,210.701,926.20
127Telecommunications Engineering Professionals2,148.302,401.90
128Barristers2,886.801,900.70
129Judicial and Other Legal Professionals2,752.001,894.90
130Solicitors2,128.001,906.20
131Counselors1,534.20947.6
132Ministers of Religion615.5308.80 
134Psychologists1,520.201,398.80
135Social Professionals931.61,215.50
136Social Workers1,586.001,339.10
137Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers1,465.801,305.50
138Agricultural Technicians1,349.901,408.90
139Medical Technicians902.3707.6
140Primary Products Inspectors1,923.801,414.30
141Science Technicians1,632.601,028.90
142Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians1,876.701,392.10
143Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1,620.501,122.30 
144Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians2,222.601,581.40
145Electronic Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians1,931.201,731.00
146Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
147Safety Inspectors1,449.20 
148Other Building and Engineering Technicians2,882.801,940.10
149ICT Support Technicians1,434.001,298.80
150Telecommunications Technical Specialists1,589.20919.80 
151Automotive Electricians1,437.30
152Motor Mechanics1,330.401,116.30 
153Metal Casting, Forging and Finishing Trades Workers
154Sheet metal Trades Workers
155Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers1,557.501,356.60
156Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
157Metal Fitters and Machinists2,097.301,806.20
158Precision Metal Trades Workers922.81,077.70
159Toolmakers and Engineering Patternmakers
160Panel beaters1,254.80
161Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers
162Vehicle Painters1,283.20
163Bricklayers and Stonemasons
164Carpenters and Joiners1,278.70906.8
165Floor Finishers903.4
166Painting Trades Workers1,326.101,133.10
167Glaziers
168Plasterers1,816.30
169Roof Tilers935.3
170Wall and Floor Tilers
171Plumbers1,534.90
172Electricians1,725.601,407.20
173Air-conditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
174Electrical Distribution Trades Workers
175Electronics Trades Workers1,456.20302.50 
176Telecommunications Trades Workers1,500.50650.50 
177Bakers and Pastry cooks874.4428.60 
178Butchers and Small goods Makers916.4846
179Chefs1,154.20911.2
180Cooks837.1664.9
181Animal Attendants and Trainers847.9486
182Shearers
183Veterinary Nurses
184Florists911
185Gardeners847.9852
186Green keepers960.21,066.00
187Nurserypersons803.81,210.60
188Hairdressers753687.1
189Print Finishers and Screen Printers
190Graphic Pre-press Trades Workers1,279.60586.00 
191Printers1,288.20812.50 
192Canvas and Leather Goods Makers
193Clothing Trades Workers
194Upholsterers
195Cabinetmakers1,003.60
196Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers
197Boat Builders and Shipwrights1,630.90
198Chemical, Gas, Petroleum and Power Generation Plant Operators3,269.302,634.10 
199Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians1,234.40785.3
200Jewellers
201Performing Arts Technicians1,207.60940.9
202Signwriters
203Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers1,767.20588.8
204Ambulance Officers and Paramedics2,039.501,861.50
205Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists
206Diversional Therapists
207Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses1,154.50982
208Indigenous Health Workers1,657.301,313.60
209Massage Therapists593.20 555.9
210Welfare Support Workers1,053.901,108.60
211Child Carers459.1670.7
212Education Aides575.5714.4
213Aged and Disabled Carers907.2706.6
214Dental Assistants1,067.70 817.1
215Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers839712.1
216Special Care Workers
217Bar Attendants and Baristas658.3612.9
218Cafe Workers737.2508.1
219Gaming Workers1,151.201,085.50
220Hotel Service Managers1,156.301,026.30
221Waiters552.5454.9
222Other Hospitality Workers581.5787.7
223Fire and Emergency Workers1,733.101,550.30
224Police2,086.001,873.50
225Prison Officers1,640.701,472.60
226Security Officers and Guards1,007.001,026.20
227Beauty Therapists
228Driving Instructors893.40 
229Funeral Workers917.60 950.1
230Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides986.9479.80 
231Personal Care Consultants
232Tourism and Travel Advisers1,457.001,085.60
233Travel Attendants1,506.501,123.10
234Other Personal Service Workers657.1453
235Fitness Instructors396330.90 
236Outdoor Adventure Guides747.20 462.4
237Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials523.80 430.9
238Sportspersons692.2605.50 
239Contract, Program and Project Administrators1,868.801,335.90
240Office Managers1,514.701,183.60
241Practice Managers1,672.101,249.70
242Personal Assistants1,362.701,322.10
243Secretaries795.90 859.3
244General Clerks919.8865.2
245Keyboard Operators776.4906
246Call or Contact Centre Workers1,205.301,055.90
247Information Officers1,080.901,044.60
248Receptionists643.5720.6
249Accounting Clerks1,211.40990.2
250Bookkeepers688.8670.4
251Payroll Clerks1,472.301,271.30
252Bank Workers1,199.10969.9
253Credit and Loans Officers (Aus) Finance Clerks (NZ)1,417.801,233.50
254Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks1,219.301,122.00
255Betting Clerks390.00 643.2
256Couriers and Postal Deliverers1,099.30938.2
257Filing and Registry Clerks1,348.701,125.90
258Mail Sorters1,200.501,074.10
259Survey Interviewers
260Switchboard Operators1,265.501,152.90
261Other Clerical and Office Support Workers996841.8
262Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks1,347.701,144.70
263Transport and Dispatch Clerks1,431.301,086.20
264Conveyancers and Legal Executives996.2983.4
265Court and Legal Clerks1,167.101,017.60
266Debt Collectors1,420.901,104.30
267Human Resource Clerks1,360.501,229.50
268Inspectors and Regulatory Officers1,512.801,336.10
269Insurance Investigators, Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors1,778.101,438.30
270Library Assistants974.9639.7
271Other Miscellaneous Clerical and Administrative Workers1,292.101,120.00
272Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents
273Insurance Agents1,731.901,437.60
274Sales Representatives1,543.201,294.90
275Real Estate Sales Agents1,259.701,212.00
276Sales Assistants (General)579.3507.6
277ICT Sales Assistants892.1788.8
278Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons1,318.201,240.10
279Pharmacy Sales Assistants376.6564.3
280Retail Supervisors1,118.60971.6
281Service Station Attendants720.8706.3
282Street Vendors and Related Salespersons781.40 696.5
283Other Sales Assistants and Salespersons1,104.60897.4
284Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers476.8414.2
285Models and Sales Demonstrators856515.1
286Retail and Wool Buyers1,770.201,611.60
287Telemarketers708.4716.5
288Ticket Salespersons924.5766.4
289Visual Merchandisers936.3880.7
290Other Sales Support Workers1,095.70 759.4
291Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators1,160.90
292Industrial Spraypainters1,534.00 
293Paper and Wood Processing Machine Operators1,310.601,213.30
294Photographic Developers and Printers
295Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators1,446.301,509.80 
296Sewing Machinists1,125.80735.7
297Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators
298Other Machine Operators1,479.101,129.10
299Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
300Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers2,381.902,287.70
301Engineering Production Workers1,336.70907.5
302Other Stationary Plant Operators1,994.301,642.80
303Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators
304Earthmoving Plant Operators
305Forklift Drivers1,174.40904.1
306Other Mobile Plant Operators1,412.701,043.90 
307Automobile Drivers
308Bus and Coach Drivers1,282.20854.1
309Train and Tram Drivers2,429.002,410.30
310Delivery Drivers793.8614.10 
311Truck Drivers1,474.001,302.70
312Store persons1,002.70851.8
313Car Detailers861650.3
314Commercial Cleaners669.1578.4
315Domestic Cleaners881.80 465.50 
316Housekeepers691.5506.3
317Laundry Workers981.5661.9
318Other Cleaners1,154.40859.30 
319Building and Plumbing Labourers1,483.001,326.30
320Concreters1,745.70
321Fencers922.4
322Insulation and Home Improvement Installers1,516.70
323Paving and Surfacing Labourers
324Railway Track Workers
325Structural Steel Construction Workers
326Other Construction and Mining Labourers1,837.401,203.70 
327Food and Drink Factory Workers1,064.801,081.60
328Meat Boners and Slicers, and Slaughterers1,288.601,244.20
329Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers1,045.20896.2
330Packers717.3740
331Product Assemblers944.8791.9
332Metal Engineering Process Workers981.3871.1
333Plastics and Rubber Factory Workers
334Product Quality Controllers1,557.301,014.00
335Timber and Wood Process Workers
336Other Factory Process Workers821.5661.8
337Crop Farm Workers814.8758.1
338Forestry and Logging Workers
339Garden and Nursery Labourers986.1579.2
340Livestock Farm Workers957.1759.6
341Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers
342Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers951.8565.6
343Fast Food Cooks372.7343.9
344Food Trades Assistants423.90 439.7
345Kitchenhands426.2554.8
346Freight and Furniture Handlers1,204.901,254.20
347Shelf Fillers545.5550.5
348Caretakers1,212.10602.10 
349Deck and Fishing Hands1,539.90909
350Handypersons921.9722.4
351Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters1,110.70
352Printing Assistants and Table Workers1,090.501,015.30
353Recycling and Rubbish Collectors
354Vending Machine Attendants627.4799.8
355Other Miscellaneous Labourers1,029.40754.3