6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2015 Quality Declaration 
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PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS


In May 2015, the Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,586.60 in the Public sector. Private sector Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,454.60.

Table 4: Average Weekly Earnings, By Sector, Original, May 2015

May 2015
May 2014 to May 2015
$
% change

Australia
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 483.10
2.0
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 541.50
1.7
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 136.90
1.2
Private Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 454.60
2.0
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 515.10
1.6
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 091.50
1.0
Public Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 586.60
1.7
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 637.70
1.9
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 324.20
1.6



Looking at Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings for May 2015 in more detail:
  • the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,691.50 in the Public sector, and $1,570.90 in the Private sector; and
  • the Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings in May 2015 was $1,485.30 in the Public sector, and $1,235.80 in the Private sector.

Graph Image for Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings, Full Time Adults by Sector, Original


For further earnings information related to sector, including a breakdown by sex, and estimates in Trend and Seasonally Adjusted terms, please refer to the time series spreadsheets in the downloads tab at the top of the page.