6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, Nov 2014 Quality Declaration 
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PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS

In November 2014, those employed in the Public sector had higher Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings than their Private sector counterparts, at $1,570.80 and $1,452.10 respectively (a difference of $118.70).

Table 4: Average Weekly Earnings, By Sector, Original, November 2014

November 2014
Nov 2013 to Nov 2014
$
% change

Australia
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 477.00
2.8
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 542.40
2.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 128.70
1.3
Private Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 452.10
2.9
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 521.40
2.9
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 087.00
1.2
Public Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 570.80
2.1
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 621.40
2.3
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 306.30
1.8


Looking at Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings for November 2014 in more detail:
    • the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings were $1,674.90 in the Public sector, and $1,570.20 in the Private sector; and
    • the Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings were $1,469.00 in the Public sector, and $1,223.30 in the Private sector.

Graph Image for Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings, Full Time Adults by Sector, Original


For further earnings information related to sector, including a breakdown by sex, and estimates in Trend and Seasonally Adjusted terms, please refer to the time series spreadsheets in the following link or click on the downloads tab at the top of the page.