6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2016 Quality Declaration 
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PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS


In May 2016, the Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,640.70 in the Public sector. Private sector Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,483.30.

Table 4: Average Weekly Earnings, By Sector, Original, May 2016

May 2016
May 2015 to May 2016
$
% change

Australia
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 516.00
2.2
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 573.30
2.1
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 160.90
2.1
Private Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 483.30
2.0
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 542.40
1.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 114.90
2.1
Public Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 640.70
3.4
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 691.20
3.3
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 356.60
2.5



Looking at Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings for May 2016 in more detail:
  • the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings were $1,749.00 in the Public sector, and $1,587.60 in the Private sector; and
  • the Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings in May 2016 were $1,538.70 in the Public sector, and $1,277.10 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.