Payments made to a job occupant that are in addition to regular wages and salaries and which generally relate to the job occupant’s, or the organisation’s performance.
The finest aggregations of jobs, in terms of state/territory, sector, industry group and occupation group, for which expenditure weights are available.
A job for which the occupant receives remuneration in wages, salary, payment in kind, or piece rates.
Organisation with one or more employees.
A measure of the relative importance of each elementary aggregate, based on employers’ total expenditure on wages and salaries. Expenditure weights are used to combine elementary aggregate indexes into broader level indexes.
Measures the ratio of hourly rates of pay between the reference base period and a later period. The index number for the base quarter = 100.0.
Classified according to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC), 1993 (cat. no. 1292.0).
Classified according to the Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO), Second Edition (cat. no. 1220.0).
Ordinary time hourly rates of pay index
Measures quarterly change in ordinary time hourly rates of pay (see Explanatory Notes paragraphs 7, 8 and 9).
Ordinary time hours
Award, standard or agreed hours of work paid for at the ordinary rate.
The number of hours paid for in excess of ordinary time hours, based on the data for the first quarter a selected job is included in the survey.
Reference base period
The period for which an index series is given the value of 100.0.
Public sector comprises local government authorities and all government departments and agencies created by, or reporting to, the Commonwealth, or state/territory parliaments. The private sector comprises all organisations not classified as public sector.
Total hourly rates of pay index
Measures quarterly change in combined ordinary time and overtime hourly rates of pay (see Explanatory Notes paragraph 10).
The period to which the expenditure weights relate.
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