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Award Rates of Pay Indexes


Operations Manager
Labour Employer Surveys
Australian Bureau of Statistics
PO Box 10

Telephone: Canberra (02) 6252 6751
Facsimile: Canberra (026) 6252 8013

Email: client.services@abs.gov.au


To provide an accurate measure of trends in award rates of pay for use in industrial relations and wages policy development as well as contract adjustment processes.


The collection provides indexes for weekly and hourly award rates of pay for full-time adult wage and salary earners. A sample of awards and award classifications is used, with wage rates updated from data supplied by various wage fixing authorities.

Data detail

Index numbers of weighted average weekly and hourly award rates of pay for full-time adult employees, classified by:

    • sex
    • industry; and
    • occupation.
In relation to tourism, data are available for the above items for persons employed in the accommodation, cafes and restaurants industry and the cultural and recreational services industry.

Geographic coverage

Australia, States and Territories.

Frequency of data availability

Monthly. The publication ceased with the release of the June 1997 edition. It was replaced by Wage Cost Index, Australia (ABS cat. no. 6345.0).

Historical data

Data are available from 1939 - 1997.

Products and services available

Times Series are available on PC Ausstats (cat. no. 1401.0)


Award Rate Pay Indexes, Australia (cat. no. 6312.0)


Special data services are available on request.

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