6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2014 Quality Declaration
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 14/08/2014
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PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS
In May 2014, those employed in the Public sector had higher Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings than their Private sector counterparts, at $1,559.90 and $1,426.00 respectively (a difference of $133.90). This difference was more pronounced in the All Employees Total Earnings series in May 2014; employees in the Public sector on average earned $223.30 per week more than those employed in the Private sector. This can be partially attributed to the higher proportion of Full-Time Adult employees in the Public sector compared with the Private sector.
In May 2014, the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings were $1,666.50 in the Public sector, and $1,539.70 in the Private sector.
The Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings in May 2014 were $1,457.30 in the Public sector, and $1,200.50 in the Private sector.
Source(s): Average Weekly Earnings, Australia
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 following link or click on the downloads tab at the top of the page.
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