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5673.0.55.003 - Wage and Salary Earner Statistics for Small Areas, Time Series, 2003-04 to 2008-09 Quality Declaration 
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TASMANIA

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Top Average Wage and Salary Income Regions, 2008-09
Average Wage and Salary Incomes in the Greater Hobart Statistical Division, 2008-09
Number of Wage and Salary Earners by Income Range, 2003-04 to 2008-09



TOP AVERAGE WAGE AND SALARY INCOME REGIONS, 2008-09

This section focuses on the five SLAs in Greater Hobart Statistical Division (SD) and Tasmania - Balance with the highest average Wage and salary incomes in 2008-09.

TOP AVERAGE WAGES AND SALARIES, TASMANIA, 2008-09

Average Annual Wage and Salary Income
Average Annual Growth Rate
2003-04
2004-05
2005-06
2006-07
2007-08
2008-09
Top 5 SLAs (a)
$
$
$
$
$
$
%

Greater Hobart SDHobart (C) - Remainder
36,520
37,633
39,398
40,834
42,204
46,574
5.0
Hobart (C) - Inner
36,546
37,711
39,474
41,300
42,395
44,987
4.2
Kingborough (M) - Pt A
33,810
34,987
36,049
37,709
39,038
41,623
4.2
Clarence (C)
33,014
34,274
35,896
37,242
38,854
41,488
4.7
Brighton (M)
30,008
31,431
32,963
34,144
35,571
37,813
4.7
Greater Hobart SD
33,021
34,118
35,660
37,065
38,563
41,435
4.6
Balance of TasWest Coast (M)
34,377
37,512
39,599
41,213
43,988
48,472
7.1
George Town (M) - Pt B
32,871
34,080
35,099
36,456
38,324
41,995
5.0
Launceston (C) - Inner
32,515
33,752
35,258
36,418
37,889
40,415
4.4
Burnie (C) - Pt B
31,287
33,086
34,718
35,911
38,048
40,379
5.2
Burnie (C) - Pt A
31,478
32,582
33,988
35,748
38,230
40,327
5.1
Balance of Tas (b)
30,091
31,199
32,527
33,898
35,541
37,808
4.7
Tasmania
31,358
32,467
33,903
35,288
36,874
39,398
4.7

(a) Top 5 SLAs exclude regions with less than 100 Wage and salary earners
(b) Excludes SLA 'Tas Unknown'


The SLA of West Coast (M) had the highest average Wage and salary income in Tasmania in 2008-09 ($48,472). This SLA is outside the Greater Hobart SD, and incorporates the inland population centres of Queenstown, Zeehan and Tullah. The region is known for its tourism, mining and fishing industries. It also recorded one of the State's highest average annual growth rates in Wages and salaries between 2003-04 and 2008-09 (7.1%).

In the Greater Hobart SD, Hobart (C) - Remainder had the highest average Wage and salary income in 2008-09 ($46,574).


AVERAGE WAGE AND SALARY INCOMES IN THE GREATER HOBART STATISTICAL DIVISION, 2008-09

The following map shows geographical variations in average Wage and salary incomes in the Greater Hobart Statistical Division in 2008-09.

AVERAGE INCOME FROM WAGES AND SALARIES - By Statistical Local Area, Greater Hobart Statistical Division, 2008-09

Map showing average Wage and salary incomes by SLA in the Greater Hobart Statistical Division in 2008-09



NUMBER OF WAGE AND SALARY EARNERS BY INCOME RANGE, 2003-04 TO 2008-09

The following animated graph shows the number of Wage and salary earners (male and female) by income range in each financial year, 2003-04 to 2008-09 (click on the play button to move through the years) . To find data for other states or territories, or for Australia, use the 'Switch Dataset' box to make your selection.

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