AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS
The trend estimate of average weekly (ordinary time) earnings for full-time adult persons in South Australia increased by 5.1% to $1,126.10 in the 12 months to August 2009. Nationally, the corresponding increase was higher at 5.4% (up to $1,201.50).
In the 12 months to August 2009, average weekly full-time earnings in South Australia for males increased by 5.8% to $1,192.30. Nationally, male average weekly full-time earnings increased 5.9% to $1,284.10. Female average weekly full-time earnings in South Australia increased by 2.9% to $1,010.10 in the 12 months to August 2009; much lower than the national increase of 4.5% to $1,063.40.
FULL-TIME ORDINARY EARNINGS,
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