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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Labour >> Hours, earnings and benefits >> Average weekly earnings

Average weekly earnings are statistics representing average gross weekly earnings (before tax) of employees. The estimates are derived by dividing estimates of weekly total earnings by estimates of number of employees.

At May 2004, the average weekly total earnings figure for all employed Tasmanian males was $777.80, an increase of 1.4% on the May 2003 figure. In the same period, the average weekly total earnings figure for all employed Tasmanian females was $537.20, an increase of 9.7% on the $489.90 recorded at May 2003.


AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS, Tasmania: Trend
May 2000
May 2001
May 2002
May 2003
May 2004

$
$
$
$
$

Males
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
782.10
787.60
833.80
864.60
883.10
Full-time adult total earnings
819.00
820.10
872.20
903.90
928.20
Total earnings
689.50
685.40
723.00
767.10
777.80

Females
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
644.20
692.00
729.90
759.00
768.80
Full-time adult total earnings
661.80
706.70
745.40
771.50
780.70
Total earnings
430.70
467.00
460.60
489.90
537.20

Persons
Full-time adult ordinary time earnings
734.20
753.60
797.50
830.40
845.50
Full-time adult total earnings
764.60
780.10
828.40
861.60
881.40
Total earnings
557.80
576.60
590.50
627.70
664.80



Source: Average Weekly Earnings (cat. no. 6302.0).



These statistics relate to a Tasmania Together benchmark.

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