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Australian Public Service Level 1 (APS 1) to Executive Level 2 (EL 2 )

ClassificationPay Point 1 ($)Pay Point 2 ($)Pay Point 3 ($)Pay Point 4 ($)
APS 1 (Adult)40,39442,91946,019N/A
APS 2 46,19149,07852,084N/A
APS 352,62255,91059,318N/A
APS 459,36862,96966,777N/A
APS 566,78170,84475,013N/A
APS 675,02079,70884,721N/A
EL 192,168 99,357106,545N/A
EL 2115,064124,039133,014138,425 *

* Note – EL 2 pay point 4 only accessible as detailed in clauses 17.1 and 17.2

Graduate ABS Broadband (GradABS)

DesignationPay PointClassificationSalary effective 4 July 2013 ($)
GradABS1APS 354,130
2APS 357,513
3APS 359,318
4APS 459,368
5APS 462,969
6APS 466,777

Cadet APS

Cadet APS
(Full Time Study)
Under 18 years13,678
At 18 years15,958
At 19 years18,466
At 20 years20,744
Adult minimum22,797
Adult maximum25,076
Cadet APS
(Practical Training)
Under 18 years23,997
At 18 years27,996
At 19 years32,396
At 20 years36,395
Adult minimum40,394
Adult maximum46,019
Operational Classification for Cadet APS Classification – APS 352,622

Trainee APS

Level of Schooling #Skill Level A (weekly rates)Skill Level B (weekly rates)
Year 10School leaver (50.0%)219219
School leaver (33.0%)256256
Plus 1 year out308 308
Plus 2 years out372359
Plus 3 years out430411
Plus 4 years out502483
Plus 5 or more years573550
Year 11School leaver (50.0%)275275
School leaver (33.0%)308308
Plus 1 year out372359
Plus 2 years out430411
Plus 3 years out502483
Plus 4 years out573550
Year 12School leaver 372359
Plus 1 year out430411
Plus 2 years out502483
Plus 3 years out573550
ClassificationSalary ($)
Trainee APS (Administrative) 40,394
Trainee APS (Technical) 52,622

#Figures in brackets indicate the average proportion of time spent in approved training to which the associated wage rate is applicable. Where not specifically indicated, the average proportion of time spent in approved training which has been taken into account in setting the rate is 20.0%.

Commonwealth of Australia 2008

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