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1318.3 - Qld Stats, Mar 2011 Quality Declaration 
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Average Weekly Earnings

The trend estimate of average weekly ordinary time earnings for full-time adult persons in Queensland was $1257.20.0 in November 2010. The corresponding national earnings figure was $1,272.50. The difference between the state figure and the national figure has become less in recent years.

The Queensland average weekly ordinary time earnings for full-time adult persons increased 4.0% over the 12 months to November 2010, compared with an increase of 3.9% for the corresponding national figure over the same period.

Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time: Trend
Graph: Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time: Trend




The November 2010 trend estimates of average weekly ordinary time earnings for full-time adult persons in Queensland were $1,356.10 for males and $1,091.80 for females. The figure for males increased 4.3% over the previous 12 months compared with an increase of 4.0% for females.

The difference between male and female earnings in Queensland has widened over the ten years from November 2000 to November 2010 with males now earning $264.30 more than females for average weekly full-time adult ordinary time earnings.

Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time, Queensland: Trend
Graph: Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time, Queensland: Trend




In original terms, the Queensland public sector November 2010 estimate of average weekly full-time ordinary time earnings was $1,327.70, compared with $1,248.10 for the private sector. Over the ten years to November 2010 in original terms, public sector earnings have remained higher than the private sector.

Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time, Queensland - Private and public sector: Original
Graph: Average Weekly Earnings, Full-Time Adult Ordinary Time, Queensland—Private and public sector: Original


More information on average weekly earnings can be accessed at Average Weekly Earnings, Australia (cat. no. 6302.0) or by contacting the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070. This publication is released quarterly.





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