6306.0 - Employee Earnings and Hours, Australia, May 2016  
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NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES PAID BY AWARD ONLY

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Of the 2,276,100 non-managerial employees paid by Award only, 45.0% were casual, 36.3% were permanent full-time and 18.8% were permanent part-time. The average weekly total cash earnings for these employees was $802.80.

The average weekly total cash earnings for permanent full-time non-managerial employees paid by Award only was $1,212.90. They were paid for an average 38.6 total weekly hours at an average hourly total cash rate of $31.50.

Permanent part-time non-managerial employees paid by Award only worked an average of 22.7 total hours a week at an average hourly total cash rate of $30.10. These employees received $682.20 in average weekly total cash earnings.

The average hourly total cash earnings for casual non-managerial employees was $26.50 and they were paid for an average 19.7 hours. They received $522.30 in average weekly total cash earnings.


Occupation

Community and personal service workers made up the largest proportion of all non-managerial employees paid by Award only, followed by Sales workers (21.8% and 17.9% respectively). Average weekly total cash earnings was $641.40 for Community and personal service workers and $527.80 for Sales Workers.


NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES PAID BY AWARD ONLY, Average weekly total cash earnings and Number of employees - Occupation, May 2016

AVERAGE WEEKLY TOTAL
CASH EARNINGS ($)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
('000)

ESTIMATE

Managers
1 718.40
35.2
Professionals
1 363.50
325.6
Technicians and trades workers
856.20
275.2
Community and personal service workers
641.40
496.2
Clerical and administrative workers
834.80
263.9
Sales workers
527.80
406.7
Machinery operators and drivers
966.80
131.3
Labourers
605.40
342.1
All occupations
802.80
2 276.1

STANDARD ERROR

Managers
78.30
3.2
Professionals
29.50
17.8
Technicians and trades workers
26.90
20.5
Community and personal service workers
20.80
28.6
Clerical and administrative workers
18.20
18.9
Sales workers
18.10
29.2
Machinery operators and drivers
42.90
14.1
Labourers
22.50
30.4
All occupations
11.20
70.8



Industry

Employees in the Retail trade industry made up the largest proportion of all non-managerial employees paid by Award only, followed by the Health care and social assistance industry (16.1% and 15.5% respectively). Average weekly total cash earnings was $563.70 for employees in the Retail trade industry and $1,071.70 for employees in the Health care and social assistance industry.


NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES PAID BY AWARD ONLY, Average weekly total cash earnings and Number of employees - Industry, May 2016

AVERAGE WEEKLY TOTAL
CASH EARNINGS ($)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
('000)

ESTIMATE

Mining
np
np
Manufacturing
724.30
118.5
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
1 054.70
6.4
Construction
887.80
117.3
Wholesale trade
680.50
69.7
Retail trade
563.70
367.6
Accommodation and food services
478.70
316.6
Transport, postal and warehousing
1 139.40
50.6
Information media and telecommunications
716.60
7.9
Finance and insurance services
np
np
Rental, hiring and real estate services
678.30
45.6
Professional, scientific and technical services
np
58.9
Administrative and support services
728.20
240.7
Public administration and safety
1 351.70
118.9
Education and training
1 117.90
235.4
Health care and social assistance
1 071.70
353.9
Arts and recreation services
418.70
39.9
Other services
675.40
115.0
All industries
802.80
2 276.1

STANDARD ERROR

Mining
np
np
Manufacturing
52.60
16.1
Electricity, gas, water and waste services
47.90
1.2
Construction
48.10
16.7
Wholesale trade
63.60
10.5
Retail trade
21.40
32.2
Accommodation and food services
16.20
27.1
Transport, postal and warehousing
66.00
8.3
Information media and telecommunications
88.70
1.5
Finance and insurance services
np
np
Rental, hiring and real estate services
49.20
5.2
Professional, scientific and technical services
np
9.3
Administrative and support services
37.70
26.9
Public administration and safety
44.40
9.2
Education and training
37.90
19.2
Health care and social assistance
27.90
19.9
Arts and recreation services
25.90
4.8
Other services
55.00
17.4
All industries
11.20
70.8

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated


States and territories

New South Wales had the largest number of non-managerial employees paid by Award only (937,500 employees). This represented 32.2% of all non-managerial employees in New South Wales. These employees received average weekly total cash earnings of $953.60.

Non-managerial employees paid by Award only comprised 34.4% of all non-managerial employees in Tasmania, making this the state or territory with the largest proportion of non-managerial employees paid by Award only. These employees received $928.40 in average weekly total cash earnings.

Non-managerial employees paid by Award only in the Australian Capital Territory received the lowest average weekly total cash earnings ($490.20). These employees accounted for 10.6% of all non-managerial employees in the Australian Capital Territory, the smallest proportion of all non-managerial employees paid by Award only of any state or territory.

NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES PAID BY AWARD ONLY and ALL NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES, Average weekly total cash earnings and Number of employees - States and territories, May 2016

NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
PAID BY AWARD ONLY
NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
PAID BY AWARD ONLY
ALL NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
AVERAGE WEEKLY TOTAL
CASH EARNINGS ($)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
('000)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
('000)

ESTIMATE

New South Wales
953.60
937.5
2 908.3
Victoria
656.30
447.8
2 381.6
Queensland
744.00
479.7
1 872.4
South Australia
667.70
137.9
593.0
Western Australia
642.60
172.5
1 050.3
Tasmania
928.40
60.9
177.2
Northern Territory
672.90
18.7
108.8
Australian Capital Territory
490.20
21.1
198.5
Australia
802.80
2 276.1
9 290.1

STANDARD ERROR

New South Wales
19.00
37.8
60.0
Victoria
20.70
31.3
75.3
Queensland
31.70
37.4
84.3
South Australia
42.80
15.5
27.3
Western Australia
48.30
18.0
34.4
Tasmania
32.90
4.9
6.9
Northern Territory
47.20
2.6
5.0
Australian Capital Territory
39.30
3.5
13.7
Australia
11.20
70.8
127.7



Sector

Non-managerial employees paid by Award only made up similar proportions of all non-managerial employees in the private and public sectors (24.2% and 25.6% respectively).

NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES PAID BY AWARD ONLY and ALL NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES, Average weekly total cash earnings and Number of employees - Sector, May 2016

NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
PAID BY AWARD ONLY
NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
PAID BY AWARD ONLY
ALL NON-MANAGERIAL EMPLOYEES
AVERAGE WEEKLY TOTAL
CASH EARNINGS ($)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES
('000)
NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES ('000)

ESTIMATE

Private sector
653.80
1 801.6
7 439.1
Public sector
1 368.40
474.5
1 851.1
All sectors
802.80
2 276.1
9 290.1

STANDARD ERROR

Private sector
11.50
70.4
121.5
Public sector
26.50
19.5
35.6
All sectors
11.20
70.8
127.7