EMPLOYEE EARNINGS AND HOURS
The earnings of wage and salary earners by occupation is available from an ABS survey conducted in May 2002. However, the information is not available at the detailed occupation level shown in the Census of Population and Housing. This survey showed that Artists and related professionals who worked as full-time employees (excluding those who were self-employed) worked an average of 38 hours per week and had weekly earnings of $929. Printing tradespersons worked an average of 41 hours per week and had weekly earnings of $814. By comparison, all wage and salary earners worked an average of 40 hours per week with earnings totalling $845.
5.10 FULL-TIME ADULT NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES (a), Earnings and hours - May 2002
|Artists and related professionals |
|Printing tradespersons |
|All occupations |
|(a) Average weekly total earnings and hours paid for. |
|ABS, Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2002 (cat. no. 6306.0). |