1307.8 - Australian Capital Territory in Focus, 2007  
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AVERAGE WEEKLY EARNINGS

At May 2007, the ACT average weekly ordinary time earnings (AWOTE) figure for all full-time adult employees was $1,288, which was 18% higher than the national figure of $1,088. The trend estimate of AWOTE for full-time adult males in the ACT was $1,384, 20% higher than the national figure ($1,156). For full-time adult female employees, the trend AWOTE was $1,171, 21% higher than the national figure ($968).


The ACT continues to have the highest AWOTE of all states and territories for full-time adult employees. Western Australia had the second highest AWOTE for males ($1,272) and New South Wales had the second highest AWOTE for females ($1,011).

10.9 Average weekly ordinary time earnings, Full-time adults(a): Trend series - May 2007

Males
Females
Persons
$
$
$

Australian Capital Territory
1 383.70
1 170.70
1 287.50
New South Wales
1 199.30
1 010.90
1 128.00
Victoria
1 125.50
945.50
1 067.40
Queensland
1 082.80
920.90
1 019.90
South Australia
1 052.70
921.30
1 011.10
Western Australia
1 271.80
943.80
1 164.00
Tasmania
1 047.00
931.30
1 009.30
Northern Territory
1 112.20
958.20
1 042.40
Australia
1 156.00
968.20
1 088.40

(a) 'Adult' is defined as 21 years of age or over, or people paid at the adult rate for their occupation.
Average Weekly Earnings, May 2007 (cat. no. 6302.0).


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