6302.0 - Average Weekly Earnings, Australia, May 2018 Quality Declaration 
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PRIVATE AND PUBLIC SECTOR EARNINGS


In May 2018, the Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,740.00 in the Public sector. Private sector Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,544.10.

Table 4: Average Weekly Earnings, By Sector, Original, May 2018

May 2018
May 2017 to May 2018
$
% change

Australia
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 585.30
2.7
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 650.60
2.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 207.40
2.4
Private Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 544.10
2.7
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 612.10
2.8
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 151.80
2.5
Public Sector
Full-time adult average weekly ordinary time earnings
1 740.00
3.2
Full-time adult average weekly total earnings
1 794.80
3.1
All employees average weekly total earnings
1 444.70
2.4


Looking at Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings for May 2018 in more detail:
  • the Full-Time Adult Male Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings was $1,839.90 in the Public sector, and $1,646.00 in the Private sector; and
  • the Full-Time Adult Female Average Weekly Ordinary Time Earnings in May 2018 was $1,649.80 in the Public sector, and $1,343.30 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.