6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2019 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/08/2019   
   Page tools: Print Print Page Print all pages in this productPrint All RSS Feed RSS Bookmark and Share Search this Product



PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS


In May 2019, the Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,785.40 in the Public sector. Private sector Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,594.70.

Table 4: Average Weekly Earnings, By Sector, Original, May 2019

May 2019
May 2018 to May 2019
$
% change

Australia
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 634.80
3.1
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 695.10
2.7
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 237.90
2.5
Private Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 594.70
3.3
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 656.60
2.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 182.60
2.7
Public Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 785.40
2.6
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 839.70
2.5
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 476.30
2.2


Looking at Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings for May 2019 in more detail:
  • the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,891.50 in the Public sector, and $1,696.30 in the Private sector; and
  • the Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,691.00 in the Public sector, and $1,401.50 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.