Average Salary in Australia

Average Salary in Australia (2021)

AU$67,860 per year
AU$1,305 per week
The average weekly earnings for all employees in Australia is AU$1,305 (or AU$67,860 per year), according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (August 2021).
The average weekly earnings for full-time workers is AU$1,737 (seasonally adjusted).
As determined by the Fair Work Commission, the minimum wage in Australia as of July 2021 is $772.60 per week for full-time employees (38 hours per week), which equates to a minimum hourly rate of $20.33. This minimum wage must be adhered to by all businesses in Australia.

Popular Australian Salaries

Deviation from the national average salary
Psychologist
AU$98,400/year
AU$98,400/year
+45% 
Civil Engineer
AU$82,350/year
AU$82,350/year
+21% 
Pharmacist
AU$75,600/year
AU$75,600/year
+11% 
Physiotherapist
AU$75,200/year
AU$75,200/year
+11% 
Primary School Teacher
AU$68,400/year
AU$68,400/year
+1% 
Accountant
AU$64,200/year
AU$64,200/year
 -5%
Registered Nurse
AU$63,600/year
AU$63,600/year
 -6%
Carpenter
AU$62,307/year
AU$62,307/year
 -8%
Property Manager
AU$60,920/year
AU$60,920/year
 -10%
Veterinary Nurse
AU$48,800/year
AU$48,800/year
 -28%

Average Salaries by Industry

Accounting
AU$64,200/year
AU$56,800/year
AU$74,200/year
AU$88,400/year
AU$81,600/year
AU$82,300/year
AU$84,600/year
AU$63,400/year
AU$63,154/year
AU$114,546/year
Administration
AU$88,393/year
AU$102,096/year
AU$83,452/year
AU$63,718/year
AU$59,300/year
AU$53,047/year
AU$68,713/year
AU$102,800/year
AU$117,800/year
AU$55,800/year
AU$55,200/year
Agriculture
AU$68,600/year
AU$59,743/year
AU$76,800/year
AU$48,600/year
AU$52,500/year
AU$76,200/year
Construction
AU$67,265/year
AU$77,000/year
AU$88,906/year
AU$62,307/year
AU$82,350/year
AU$64,027/year
AU$129,520/year
AU$92,666/year
AU$71,568/year
AU$81,114/year
AU$65,608/year
AU$101,250/year
AU$82,318/year
AU$81,660/year
AU$55,893/year
AU$60,790/year
AU$79,400/year
Design & Architecture
AU$91,423/year
AU$60,144/year
AU$62,733/year
AU$61,255/year
AU$72,833/year
AU$73,600/year
AU$87,730/year
AU$75,896/year
AU$82,660/year
Education & Training
AU$106,700/year
AU$144,200/year
AU$73,800/year
AU$54,600/year
AU$78,600/year
AU$61,200/year
AU$181,300/year
AU$66,800/year
AU$85,400/year
Engineering
AU$83,800/year
AU$68,300/year
AU$81,700/year
AU$82,300/year
AU$74,200/year
AU$80,350/year
AU$107,980/year
AU$80,400/year
AU$121,400/year
AU$78,288/year
AU$82,700/year
AU$86,200/year
AU$79,100/year
Finance
AU$77,646/year
AU$93,171/year
AU$119,246/year
AU$86,127/year
AU$103,609/year
Healthcare
AU$85,600/year
AU$105,700/year
AU$68,600/year
AU$68,400/year
AU$49,700/year
AU$58,200/year
AU$109,600/year
AU$91,300/year
AU$81,900/year
AU$79,644/year
AU$65,700/year
AU$121,600/year
AU$69,600/year
AU$112,600/year
AU$75,200/year
AU$68,821/year
AU$78,700/year
AU$98,400/year
AU$98,372/year
AU$63,600/year
AU$122,662/year
AU$69,400/year
AU$48,800/year
AU$76,400/year
AU$53,200/year
IT
AU$78,300/year
AU$82,752/year
AU$131,819/year
AU$106,920/year
AU$165,830/year
AU$75,800/year
AU$92,600/year
AU$63,800/year
AU$64,300/year
AU$83,200/year
AU$116,492/year
AU$72,400/year
AU$95,754/year
AU$83,859/year
AU$124,300/year
AU$89,659/year
AU$62,500/year
AU$67,400/year
Legal
AU$132,700/year
AU$126,400/year
AU$105,200/year
AU$56,929/year
AU$124,800/year
AU$56,483/year
AU$57,200/year
AU$58,130/year
Manufacturing
AU$70,500/year
AU$59,580/year
AU$63,972/year
AU$67,520/year
Marketing
AU$93,600/year
AU$69,862/year
AU$76,920/year
AU$52,580/year
AU$155,000/year
AU$70,657/year
AU$99,850/year
AU$72,450/year
AU$105,730/year
AU$121,098/year
AU$76,930/year
Mechanical
AU$58,503/year
AU$54,952/year
AU$61,989/year
AU$76,400/year
AU$57,157/year
AU$54,503/year
Pharmaceutical
AU$85,200/year
AU$78,600/year
AU$75,600/year
AU$45,235/year
AU$45,964/year
Real Estate
AU$82,581/year
AU$57,674/year
AU$60,920/year
Restaurants
AU$58,450/year
AU$53,400/year
AU$73,400/year
AU$57,200/year
AU$58,400/year
AU$56,250/year
Retail
AU$49,108/year
AU$56,445/year
Safety & Security
AU$61,822/year
AU$77,256/year
AU$85,438/year
AU$87,435/year
AU$127,590/year
AU$166,210/year
Sales
AU$78,340/year
AU$89,521/year
AU$53,750/year
AU$91,889/year
AU$58,324/year
AU$141,968/year
AU$95,216/year
AU$97,199/year
AU$61,709/year
Services
AU$65,676/year
AU$60,507/year
Skilled Trades
AU$60,952/year
AU$79,453/year
AU$64,368/year
AU$63,851/year
AU$60,297/year
AU$51,743/year
AU$55,732/year
AU$64,502/year
AU$54,014/year
AU$63,840/year
Social Care
AU$78,600/year
Transport & Logistics
AU$53,174/year
AU$78,624/year
AU$48,202/year
AU$72,488/year
AU$49,171/year
AU$22,648/year
AU$57,381/year
AU$117,750/year
AU$58,926/year
AU$44,985/year