AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS
SR OCCUPATION MALES
(Weekly Salary)
FEMALES
(Weekly Salary)
1 General Managers 2,766.70 2,573.50
2 Legislators
3 Crop Farmers
4 Livestock Farmers 822.30 2,266.40
5 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farmers
6 Advertising, Public Relations and Sales Managers 2,588.50 2,375.90
7 Corporate Services Managers 3,001.00 2,561.40
8 Finance Managers 3,184.80 2,752.00
9 Human Resource Managers 3,226.70 2,451.60
10 Policy and Planning Managers 2,713.70 2,306.70
11 Research and Development Managers 3,428.60 2,771.70
12 Construction Managers 2,371.40 4,009.70
13 Engineering Managers 3,542.70 3,166.00
14 Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers 1,608.00 1,851.10
15 Manufacturers 1,586.20 1,896.60
16 Production Managers 2,555.20 1,663.90
17 Supply, Distribution and Procurement Managers 2,617.90 2,036.70
18 Child Care Centre Managers 1,300.10
19 Health and Welfare Services Managers 2,306.10 2,263.50
20 School Principals 2,800.80 2,436.00
21 Other Education Managers 2,648.00 2,476.20
22 ICT Managers 3,311.40 3,162.10
23 Commissioned Officers (Management)
24 Other Specialist Managers 2,619.70 2,303.80
25 Cafe and Restaurant Managers 1,368.00 1,134.90
26 Caravan Park and Camping Ground Managers 922.70 771.00
27 Hotel and Motel Managers 1,506.90 1,116.10
28 Licensed Club Managers
29 Other Accommodation and Hospitality Managers 2,231.30 1,605.60
30 Retail Managers 1,410.00 1,478.80
31 Amusement, Fitness and Sports Centre Managers 1,461.30 1,098.30
32 Call or Contact Centre and Customer Service Managers 2,022.50 2,023.20
33 Conference and Event Organisers 1,460.20 1,412.10
34 Transport Services Managers 1,947.10 2,040.40
35 Other Hospitality, Retail and Service Managers 2,028.70 1,679.10
36 Actors, Dancers and Other Entertainers 1,201.80 762.00
37 Music Professionals 831.90 401.20
38 Photographers 1,238.60 1,303.30
39 Visual Arts and Crafts Professionals
40 Artistic Directors, and Media Producers and Presenters 1,886.80 2,105.80
41 Authors, and Book and Script Editors 1,612.70 1,407.60
42 Film, Television, Radio and Stage Directors 1,463.00 1,218.50
43 Journalists and Other Writers 2,018.50 1,363.30
44 Accountants 1,681.10 1,410.20
45 Auditors, Company Secretaries and Corporate Treasurers 2,077.50 1,775.50
46 Financial Brokers 2,165.60 1,662.40
47 Financial Dealers 3,316.30 2,535.60
48 Financial Investment Advisers and Managers 2,709.40 2,017.30
49 Human Resource Professionals 1,825.90 1,659.80
50 ICT Trainers
51 Training and Development Professionals 2,045.60 1,411.70
52 Actuaries, Mathematicians and Statisticians 2,383.60 1,696.20
53 Archivists, Curators and Records Managers 1,848.70 1,334.70
54 Economists 3,060.80 1,811.10
55 Intelligence and Policy Analysts 2,015.80 1,612.80
56 Land Economists and Valuers 1,996.50 1,406.30
57 Librarians 1,574.60 1,389.70
58 Management and Organisation Analysts 2,313.50 1,841.90
59 Other Information and Organisation Professionals 2,064.90 1,610.60
60 Advertising and Marketing Professionals 1,918.60 1,542.10
61 ICT Sales Professionals 2,963.20 3,216.60
62 Public Relations Professionals 1,772.40 1,503.90
63 Technical Sales Representatives 1,844.20 2,214.90
64 Air Transport Professionals 3,415.90 2,473.60
65 Marine Transport Professionals 2,209.90 2,108.10
66 Architects and Landscape Architects 1,743.80 1,564.70
67 Surveyors and Spatial Scientists 1,838.30 1,149.70
68 Fashion, Industrial and Jewellery Designers 1,556.90 1,381.60
69 Graphic and Web Designers, and Illustrators 1,303.10 1,072.80
70 Interior Designers
71 Urban and Regional Planners 1,882.00 2,216.70
72 Chemical and Materials Engineers 3,597.90 1,342.10
73 Civil Engineering Professionals 2,081.10 1,607.10
74 Electrical Engineers 2,391.20 1,684.40
75 Electronics Engineers 2,276.20 2,741.90
76 Industrial, Mechanical and Production Engineers 2,677.70 1,912.70
77 Mining Engineers 3,274.00 2,864.90
78 Other Engineering Professionals 2,192.30 1,920.60
79 Agricultural and Forestry Scientists 2,255.40 1,692.30
80 Chemists, and Food and Wine Scientists 1,936.70 1,965.60
81 Environmental Scientists 1,714.50 1,525.30
82 Geologists, Geophysicists and Hydrogeologists 2,566.50 1,779.50
83 Life Scientists 1,748.30 1,309.10
84 Medical Laboratory Scientists 1,868.90 1,660.80
85 Veterinarians 2,018.90 956.90
86 Other Natural and Physical Science Professionals 2,023.20 1,146.70
87 Early Childhood (Pre-primary School) Teachers
88 Primary School Teachers 1,331.40 1,315.70
89 Middle School Teachers (Aus) Intermediate School Teachers (NZ) 1,460.10 1,924.30
90 Secondary School Teachers 1,755.80 1,504.60
91 Special Education Teachers
92 University Lecturers and Tutors 1,937.30 1,591.40
93 Vocational Education Teachers (Aus) Polytechnic Teachers (NZ) 1,640.10 1,280.20
94 Education Advisers and Reviewers 1,887.90 1,667.90
95 Private Tutors and Teachers 338.50 295.40
96 Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 1,351.30 955.70
97 Nutrition Professionals
98 Medical Imaging Professionals 1,960.40 1,960.00
99 Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals 2,077.80 1,612.80
100 Optometrists and Orthoptists 2,236.00 741.30
101 Pharmacists 1,722.00 1,303.00
102 Other Health Diagnostic and Promotion Professionals 1,932.00 1,472.10
103 Chiropractors and Osteopaths 2,286.00 630.50
104 Complementary Health Therapists
105 Dental Practitioners 2,225.70 1,792.10
106 Occupational Therapists
107 Physiotherapists 1,302.80 1,284.70
108 Podiatrists 1,127.10
109 Audiologists and Speech Pathologists Therapists 990.70
110 General Practitioners and Resident Medical Officers 2,911.80 2,510.50
111 Anaesthetists
112 Specialist Physicians 3,278.20 3,408.10
113 Psychiatrists 3,787.70 4,007.10
114 Surgeons
115 Other Medical Practitioners 4,813.90 4,235.60
116 Midwives
117 Nurse Educators and Researchers 1,501.70 1,795.20
118 Nurse Managers 2,187.50 2,063.60
119 Registered Nurses 1,493.80 1,365.90
120 ICT Business and Systems Analysts 2,403.40 2,120.70
121 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers 1,194.30 1,288.30
122 Software and Applications Programmers 2,024.60 1,867.40
123 Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists 2,135.30 1,652.40
124 Computer Network Professionals 1,958.70 1,788.40
125 ICT Support and Test Engineers 2,210.70 1,926.20
126 Telecommunications Engineering Professionals 2,148.30 2,401.90
127 Barristers 2,886.80 1,900.70
128 Judicial and Other Legal Professionals 2,752.00 1,894.90
129 Solicitors 2,128.00 1,906.20
130 Counsellors 1,534.20 947.60
131 Ministers of Religion 615.50 308.80
132 Psychologists 1,520.20 1,398.80
133 Social Professionals 931.60 1,215.50
134 Social Workers 1,586.00 1,339.10
135 Welfare, Recreation and Community Arts Workers 1,465.80 1,305.50
136 Agricultural Technicians 1,349.90 1,408.90
137 Medical Technicians 902.30 707.60
138 Primary Products Inspectors 1,923.80 1,414.30
139 Science Technicians 1,632.60 1,028.90
140 Architectural, Building and Surveying Technicians 1,876.70 1,392.10
141 Civil Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1,620.50 1,122.30
142 Electrical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 2,222.60 1,581.40
143 Electronic Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians 1,931.20 1,731.00
144 Mechanical Engineering Draftspersons and Technicians
145 Safety Inspectors 1,449.20
146 Other Building and Engineering Technicians 2,882.80 1,940.10
147 ICT Support Technicians 1,434.00 1,298.80
148 Telecommunications Technical Specialists 1,589.20 919.80
149 Automotive Electricians 1,437.30
150 Motor Mechanics 1,330.40 1,116.30
151 Metal Casting, Forging and Finishing Trades Workers
152 Sheetmetal Trades Workers
153 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers 1,557.50 1,356.60
154 Aircraft Maintenance Engineers
155 Metal Fitters and Machinists 2,097.30 1,806.20
156 Precision Metal Trades Workers 922.80 1,077.70
157 Toolmakers and Engineering Patternmakers
158 Panelbeaters 1,254.80
159 Vehicle Body Builders and Trimmers
160 Vehicle Painters 1,283.20
161 Bricklayers and Stonemasons 1206.10
162 Carpenters and Joiners 1,278.70 906.80
163 Floor Finishers 903.40
164 Painting Trades Workers 1,326.10 1,133.10
165 Glaziers
166 Plasterers 1,816.30
167 Roof Tilers 935.30
168 Wall and Floor Tilers
169 Plumbers 1,534.90
170 Electricians 1,725.60 1,407.20
171 Airconditioning and Refrigeration Mechanics
172 Electrical Distribution Trades Workers
173 Electronics Trades Workers 1,456.20 302.50
174 Telecommunications Trades Workers 1,500.50 650.50
175 Bakers and Pastrycooks 874.40 428.60
176 Butchers and Smallgoods Makers 916.40 846.00
177 Chefs 1,154.20 911.20
178 Cooks 837.10 664.90
179 Animal Attendants and Trainers 847.90 486.00
180 Shearers
181 Veterinary Nurses
182 Florist 911.00
183 Gardeners 847.90 852.00
184 Greenkeepers 960.20 1,066.00
185 Nurserypersons 803.80 1,210.60
186 Hairdressers 727.70 656.50
187 Print Finishers and Screen Printers
188 Graphic Pre-press Trades Workers 1,279.60 586.00
189 Printers 1,288.20 812.50
190 Canvas and Leather Goods Makers
191 Clothing Trades Workers
192 Upholsterers
193 Cabinetmakers 1,003.60
194 Wood Machinists and Other Wood Trades Workers
195 Boat Builders and Shipwrights 1,630.90
196 Chemical, Gas, Petroleum and Power Generation Plant Operators 3,269.30 2,634.10
197 Gallery, Library and Museum Technicians 1,234.40 785.30
198 Jewellers
199 Performing Arts Technicians 1,207.60 940.90
200 Signwriters
201 Other Miscellaneous Technicians and Trades Workers 940.90 588.80
202 Ambulance Officers and Paramedics 2,039.50 1,861.50
203 Dental Hygienists, Technicians and Therapists
204 Diversional Therapists
205 Enrolled and Mothercraft Nurses 1,861.50 982.00
206 Indigenous Health Workers 1,657.30 1,313.60
207 Massage Therapists 593.20 555.90
208 Welfare Support Workers 1,053.90 1,108.60
209 Child Carers 459.10 670.70
210 Education Aides 575.50 714.40
211 Aged and Disabled Carers 907.20 706.60
212 Dental Assistants 1,067.70 817.10
213 Nursing Support and Personal Care Workers 839.00 712.10
214 Special Care Workers
215 Bar Attendants and Baristas 658.30 612.90
216 Cafe Workers 737.20 508.10
217 Gaming Workers 1,151.20 1,085.50
218 Hotel Service Managers 1,156.30 1,026.30
219 Waiters 552.50 454.90
220 Other Hospitality Workers 581.50 787.70
221 Fire and Emergency Workers 1,733.10 1,550.30
222 Police 2,086.00 1,873.50
223 Prison Officers 1,640.70 1,472.60
224 Security Officers and Guards 1,007.00 1,026.20
2255 Beauty Therapists
226 Driving Instructors 893.40
227 Funeral Workers 917.60 950.10
228 Gallery, Museum and Tour Guides 986.90 479.80
229 Personal Care Consultants
230 Tourism and Travel Advisers 1,457.00 1,085.60
231 Travel Attendants 1,506.50 1,123.10
232 Other Personal Service Workers 657.10 453.00
233 Fitness Instructors 396.00 330.90
234 Outdoor Adventure Guides 747.20 462.40
235 Sports Coaches, Instructors and Officials 523.80 430.90
236 Sportspersons 692.20 605.50
237 Contract, Program and Project Administrators 1,868.80 1,335.90
238 Office Managers 1,514.70 1,183.60
239 Practice Managers 1,672.10 1,249.70
240 Personal Assistants 1,362.70 1,322.10
241 Secretaries 795.90 859.30
242 General Clerks 919.80 865.20
243 Keyboard Operators 776.40 906.00
244 Call or Contact Centre Workers 1,205.30 1,055.90
245 Information Officers 1,080.90 1,044.60
246 Receptionists 643.50 720.60
248 Accounting Clerks 1,211.40 990.20
249 Bookkeepers 688.80 670.40
250 Payroll Clerks 1,472.30 1,271.30
251 Bank Workers 1,199.10 969.90
252 Credit and Loans Officers (Aus) Finance Clerks (NZ) 1,417.80 1,233.50
253 Insurance, Money Market and Statistical Clerks 1,219.30 1,122.00
254 Betting Clerks 390.00 643.20
255 Couriers and Postal Deliverers 1,099.30 938.20
256 Filing and Registry Clerks 1,348.70 1,125.90
256 Mail Sorters 1,200.50 1,074.10
257 Survey Interviewers
258 Switchboard Operators 1,265.50 1,152.90
259 Other Clerical and Office Support Workers 996.00 841.80
260 Purchasing and Supply Logistics Clerks 1,347.70 1,144.70
261 Transport and Despatch Clerks 1,431.30 1,086.20
262 Conveyancers and Legal Executives 996.20 983.40
263 Court and Legal Clerks 1,167.10 1,017.60
264 Debt Collectors 1,420.90 1,104.30
265 Human Resource Clerks 1,360.50 1,229.50
266 Inspectors and Regulatory Officers 1,512.80 1,336.10
267 Insurance Investigators, Loss Adjusters and Risk Surveyors 1,778.10 1,438.30
268 Library Assistants 974.90 639.70
269 Other Miscellaneous Clerical and Administrative Workers 1,292.10 1,120.00
270 Auctioneers, and Stock and Station Agents
271 Insurance Agents 1,731.90 1,437.60
272 Sales Representatives 1,543.20 1,294.90
273 Real Estate Sales Agents 1,259.70 1,212.00
274 Sales Assistants (General) 579.30 507.60
275 ICT Sales Assistants 892.10 788.80
276 Motor Vehicle and Vehicle Parts Salespersons 1,318.20 1,240.10
277 Pharmacy Sales Assistants 376.60 564.30
278 Retail Supervisors 1,118.60 971.60
279 Service Station Attendants 720.80 706.30
280 Street Vendors and Related Salespersons 781.40 696.50
281 Other Sales Assistants and Salespersons 1,104.60 897.40
282 Checkout Operators and Office Cashiers 476.80 414.20
283 Models and Sales Demonstrators 856.00 515.10
284 Retail and Wool Buyers 1,770.20 1,611.60
285 Telemarketers 708.40 716.50
286 Ticket Salespersons 924.50 766.40
287 Visual Merchandisers 936.30 880.70
288 Other Sales Support Workers 1,095.70 759.40
289 Clay, Concrete, Glass and Stone Processing Machine Operators 1,160.90
290 Industrial Spraypainters 1,534.00
291 Paper and Wood Processing Machine Operators 1,310.60 1,213.30
292 Photographic Developers and Printers
293 Plastics and Rubber Production Machine Operators 1,446.30 1,509.80
294 Sewing Machinists 1,125.80 735.70
295 Textile and Footwear Production Machine Operators
296 Other Machine Operators 1,479.10 1,129.10
297 Crane, Hoist and Lift Operators
298 Drillers, Miners and Shot Firers 2,381.90 2,287.70
299 Engineering Production Workers 1,336.70 907.50
300 Other Stationary Plant Operators 1,994.30 1,642.80
301 Agricultural, Forestry and Horticultural Plant Operators
302 Earthmoving Plant Operators
303 Forklift Drivers 1,174.40 904.10
304 Other Mobile Plant Operators 1,412.70 1,043.90
305 Automobile Drivers
306 Bus and Coach Drivers 1,282.20 854.10
307 Train and Tram Drivers 2,429.00 2,410.30
308 Delivery Drivers 793.80 614.10
309 Truck Drivers 1,474.00 1,302.70
310 Storepersons 1,002.70 851.80
311 Car Detailers 861.00 650.30
312 Commercial Cleaners 669.10 578.40
313 Domestic Cleaners 881.80 465.50
314 Housekeepers 691.50 506.30
315 Laundry Workers 981.50 661.90
316 Other Cleaners 1,154.40 859.30
317 Building and Plumbing Labourers 1,483.00 1,326.30
318 Concreters 1,745.70
319 Fencers 922.40
320 Insulation and Home Improvement Installers 1,516.70
321 Paving and Surfacing Labourers
322 Railway Track Workers
323 Structural Steel Construction Workers
324 Other Construction and Mining Labourers 1,837.40 1,203.70
325 Food and Drink Factory Workers 1,064.80 1,081.60
326 Meat Boners and Slicers, and Slaughterers 1,288.60 1,244.20
327 Meat, Poultry and Seafood Process Workers 1,045.20 896.20
328 Packers 717.30 740.00
329 Product Assemblers 944.80 791.90
330 Metal Engineering Process Workers 981.30 871.10
331 Plastics and Rubber Factory Workers
332 Product Quality Controllers 1,557.30 1,014.00
333 Timber and Wood Process Workers
334 Other Factory Process Workers 821.50 661.80
335 Crop Farm Workers 814.80 758.10
336 Forestry and Logging Workers
337 Garden and Nursery Labourers 986.10 579.20
338 Livestock Farm Workers 957.10 759.60
339 Mixed Crop and Livestock Farm Workers
340 Other Farm, Forestry and Garden Workers 951.80 565.60
341 Fast Food Cooks 372.70 343.90
342 Food Trades Assistants 423.90 439.70
343 Kitchenhands 426.20 554.80
344 Freight and Furniture Handlers 1,204.90 1,254.20
345 Shelf Fillers 545.50 550.50
346 Caretakers 1,212.10 602.10
347 Deck and Fishing Hands 1,539.90 909.00
348 Handypersons 921.90 722.40
349 Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories Fitters 1,110.70
350 Printing Assistants and Table Workers 1,090.50 1,015.30
351 Recycling and Rubbish Collectors
352 Vending Machine Attendants 627.40 627.40
353 Other Miscellaneous Labourers 1,029.40 754.30
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