4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2007  
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Contents >> 5.0 Employment and Voluntary Work - Introduction >> 5.5 Employee Earnings and Hours

EMPLOYEE EARNINGS AND HOURS

The earnings of wage and salary earners by occupation is available from an ABS survey conducted in May 2006. 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 $1038. Printing tradespersons also worked an average of 38 hours per week but had weekly earnings of $948. By comparison, all wage and salary earners worked an average of 38 hours per week with earnings totalling $989.

5.10 FULL-TIME ADULT NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES, Earnings and hours(a) - May 2006

Males
Females
Persons
$
hours
$
hours
$
hours

Artists and related professionals
1 051
38
1 016
38
1 038
38
Printing tradespersons
977
38
763
38
948
38
All occupations
1 036
38
915
38
989
38

(a) Average weekly total earnings and hours paid for (ordinary time).
ABS, Employee Earning and Hours, Australia, May 2006 (cat. no. 6306.0).


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