AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS
The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 3.7% to $1,173.50 in the 12 months to February 2011. Nationally, the trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings increased 3.9% (up to $1,288.10).
In the 12 months to February 2011, average weekly full-time earnings in South Australia for both males and females increased by 3.7%; males increasing to $1,239.70, females to $1,052.80. Following a period of relatively flat quarterly growth, recent growth in South Australian male earnings has increased considerably. Conversely, the series for female earnings has flattened over recent quarters after a period of higher growth. On average, South Australian females working full-time earned 15.1% less than their male counterparts.
Nationally, male average weekly full-time earnings increased 3.8% to $1,377.30 and female earnings rose 4.3% to $1,139.80 in the year to February 2011.
FULL-TIME ORDINARY EARNINGS,
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