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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

Males
Females
Persons
$
Hours
$
Hours
$
Hours

Artists and related professionals
972
39
880
38
929
38
Printing tradespersons
850
41
646
40
814
41
All occupations
901
40
760
38
845
40

(a) Average weekly total earnings and hours paid for.
ABS, Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2002 (cat. no. 6306.0).


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