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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

1.49 AUD = 1 USD

130,782 AUD

$87,533 USD
Sydney

138,986 AUD

77,693 AUD

$52,000 USD
Including "Sydney"
Excluding "Sydney"

Average Salary / Australia

Average salary in Australia is 130,782 AUD per year. The most typical earning is 77,693 AUD. All data are based on 3,686 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 139,399 AUD. Women receive a salary of 110,712 AUD.

The most paid careers are Engineers & Technicians V with average income 185,865 AUD and Engineers & Technicians III with income 175,407 AUD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of 168,534 AUD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 150,605 AUD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of 177,349 AUD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive 168,683 AUD.

Levels / Australia (Gross AUD)

Salary Levels (AUD) per Year Surveys [%]
14,900 AUD - 22,399 AUD
1 100%
0.03%
22,400 AUD - 29,899 AUD
15 99.97%
0.41%
29,900 AUD - 37,399 AUD
40 99.57%
1.09%
37,400 AUD - 44,799 AUD
52 98.48%
1.41%
44,800 AUD - 52,299 AUD
79 97.07%
2.14%
52,300 AUD - 59,799 AUD
149 94.93%
4.04%
59,800 AUD - 67,199 AUD
194 90.88%
5.26%
67,200 AUD - 74,699 AUD
202 85.62%
5.48%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
74,700 AUD - 82,199 AUD
279 80.14%
7.57%
82,200 AUD - 89,599 AUD
186 72.57%
5.05%
89,600 AUD - 97,099 AUD
259 67.53%
7.03%
97,100 AUD - 104,599 AUD
174 60.5%
4.72%
104,600 AUD - 112,099 AUD
197 55.78%
5.34%
112,100 AUD - 119,499 AUD
206 50.43%
5.59%
119,500 AUD - 126,999 AUD
155 44.85%
4.21%
127,000 AUD - 134,499 AUD
165 40.64%
4.48%
134,500 AUD - 141,899 AUD
139 36.16%
3.77%
141,900 AUD - 149,399 AUD
104 32.39%
2.82%
149,400 AUD - 156,899 AUD
120 29.57%
3.26%
156,900 AUD - 164,299 AUD
123 26.32%
3.34%
164,400 AUD - 171,799 AUD
77 22.98%
2.09%
171,800 AUD - 179,299 AUD
72 20.89%
1.95%
179,300 AUD - 186,799 AUD
90 18.94%
2.44%
186,800 AUD - 194,199 AUD
58 16.49%
1.57%
194,200 AUD - 201,699 AUD
52 14.92%
1.41%
201,700 AUD - 209,199 AUD
27 13.51%
0.73%
209,200 AUD - 216,599 AUD
61 12.78%
1.65%
216,600 AUD - 224,099 AUD
26 11.12%
0.71%
HIGH SALARIES
224,100 AUD - 239,099 AUD
78 10.42%
2.12%
239,100 AUD - 253,999 AUD
52 8.3%
1.41%
254,000 AUD - 268,899 AUD
45 6.89%
1.22%
268,900 AUD - 283,899 AUD
25 5.67%
0.68%
283,900 AUD - 298,799 AUD
37 4.99%
1%
298,800 AUD - 313,799 AUD
22 3.99%
0.6%
313,800 AUD - 328,699 AUD
16 3.39%
0.43%
328,700 AUD - 343,599 AUD
23 2.96%
0.62%
343,600 AUD - 358,599 AUD
19 2.33%
0.52%
358,600 AUD - 373,499 AUD
8 1.82%
0.22%
373,500 AUD - 522,899 AUD
59 1.6%
1.6%

Gender / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 2,122 139,399 AUD
2 Women 851 110,712 AUD

Education / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 157 168,534 AUD
2 Masters Degree 856 150,605 AUD
3 Bachelors Degree 1,739 128,940 AUD
4 Some College 519 116,689 AUD
5 High School 368 101,001 AUD
6 Bellow H. School 47 99,208 AUD

Experience / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 577 177,349 AUD
2 16-20 Years 339 168,683 AUD
3 12-16 Years 388 157,926 AUD
4 8-12 Years 627 133,721 AUD
5 4-8 Years 668 119,079 AUD
6 2-4 Years 476 97,863 AUD
7 1-2 Years 288 85,014 AUD
8 0-1 Year 323 83,221 AUD

Age / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 71-75 2 208,426 AUD
2 51-55 178 175,108 AUD
3 46-50 287 169,729 AUD
4 61-65 39 163,454 AUD
5 41-45 327 159,270 AUD
6 56-60 105 156,282 AUD
7 66-70 18 147,019 AUD
8 36-40 452 142,088 AUD
9 31-35 545 129,388 AUD
10 n/a 718 128,641 AUD
11 26-30 577 106,379 AUD
12 76-99 4 101,598 AUD
13 21-25 346 83,221 AUD
14 14-20 88 73,360 AUD

Work Type / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 166 141,491 AUD
2 Permanent 2,982 134,170 AUD
3 Contract 334 128,044 AUD
4 Part Time 204 76,348 AUD

Cities / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Perth 436 143,433 AUD
2 Sydney 1,092 138,951 AUD
3 Darwin 50 135,365 AUD
4 Brisbane 481 130,135 AUD
5 Canberra 118 129,239 AUD
6 Melbourne 864 126,998 AUD
7 Geelong 22 124,010 AUD
8 Albury 19 119,677 AUD
9 Wollongong 21 117,884 AUD
10 Adelaide 242 117,137 AUD
11 Hobart 32 116,091 AUD
12 Toowoomba 15 116,091 AUD
13 Newcastle 55 115,194 AUD
14 --Other-- 59 114,597 AUD
15 Townsville 29 111,011 AUD
16 Gold Coast 67 107,873 AUD
17 Cairns 23 107,126 AUD
18 Sunshine Coast 47 103,989 AUD
19 Launceston 14 88,749 AUD

Career Groups / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Engineers & Technicians V 53 185,865 AUD
2 Engineers & Technicians III 28 175,407 AUD
3 Management & Business 421 174,958 AUD
4 Engineers & Technicians IV 46 157,179 AUD
5 Engineers & Technicians II 14 152,248 AUD
6 Insurance 45 149,409 AUD
7 Engineers & Technicians 234 145,226 AUD
8 Finance & Banking 181 142,985 AUD
9 Aviation & Shipping 32 140,295 AUD
10 IT & Programming 351 139,847 AUD
11 Geography & Geodesy 8 139,249 AUD
12 Human Resources 145 138,652 AUD
13 IT & Programming II 198 137,457 AUD
14 Construction & Labor Workers 131 135,215 AUD
15 Health Care & Medical II 86 134,170 AUD
16 Law 63 133,422 AUD
17 Health Care & Medical 103 132,974 AUD
18 Properties & Real Estates 44 130,584 AUD
19 Logistics, Road, Railway 41 126,400 AUD
20 Military 19 122,964 AUD
21 Organization & Coordination 43 117,734 AUD
22 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 170 117,436 AUD
23 Education & University 192 116,091 AUD
24 Media 57 112,804 AUD
25 Public Sector 79 110,413 AUD
26 Accounting & Administration 320 110,264 AUD
27 Architect Constructions 46 108,322 AUD
28 Salesmen & Saleswomen 75 105,333 AUD
29 Customer Services 89 97,714 AUD
30 Security & Fireguard 19 97,564 AUD
31 Agriculture & Fishing 21 96,966 AUD
32 Arts, Culture, Performance 19 96,219 AUD
33 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 64 89,944 AUD
34 Automobile 28 89,944 AUD
35 Sports & Recreation 15 89,944 AUD
36 Hotels & Tourism 44 89,048 AUD
37 Making Design 57 86,060 AUD
38 Fashion 20 80,382 AUD
39 Archaeology & History 2 75,451 AUD
40 Restaurants, Inns, Pubs 83 70,670 AUD

Careers / Australia (Gross AUD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 CEO 22 262,363 AUD
2 Director 52 231,136 AUD
3 General Manager 69 223,815 AUD
4 Engineering Manager 29 210,518 AUD
5 Construction Manager 17 199,163 AUD
6 University Professor 23 191,393 AUD
7 Other Engineer Career 50 185,417 AUD
8 Human Resources Manager 64 180,487 AUD
9 Doctor 16 177,050 AUD
10 IT Project Manager 63 175,705 AUD
11 Finance Manager 26 172,867 AUD
12 IT Manager 63 171,970 AUD
13 Construction Project Manager 25 161,661 AUD
14 Manager 64 157,029 AUD
15 Business Development Manager 18 155,386 AUD
16 Operations Manager 31 149,110 AUD
17 Lead Developer 19 148,961 AUD
18 Civil Engineer 34 146,272 AUD
19 Chartered Accountant 34 142,686 AUD
20 Electrical Engineer 29 141,640 AUD
21 Project Manager 45 141,491 AUD
22 Sales Manager 18 141,341 AUD
23 Lawyer 34 140,744 AUD
24 Other Management Career 24 133,422 AUD
25 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 26 130,584 AUD
26 Software Engineer 29 129,837 AUD
27 Engineer 63 128,940 AUD
28 Audit Manager 28 128,044 AUD
29 Other Human Resource Career 27 127,745 AUD
30 System Analyst 21 126,998 AUD
31 Lecturer 32 126,848 AUD
32 Marketing Manager 32 126,699 AUD
33 Other Finance Career 21 126,550 AUD
34 Senior Accountant 17 125,056 AUD
35 Mechanical Engineer 33 123,561 AUD
36 Other IT Career 22 121,320 AUD
37 Financial Analyst 35 120,872 AUD
38 Other Medical Career 32 119,677 AUD
39 Other Sales Career 18 119,079 AUD
40 Other Constr. & Labor Career 16 118,780 AUD
41 Customer Service Manager 27 117,585 AUD
42 Software Developer 68 117,137 AUD
43 Other Public Sector Career 44 115,194 AUD
44 Account Manager 22 113,402 AUD
45 Registered Nurse 19 112,356 AUD
46 Architect 28 105,483 AUD
47 System Administrator 18 102,793 AUD
48 IT Coordinator 20 101,897 AUD
49 Accountant 52 101,150 AUD
50 Salesmen or Saleswomen 24 100,403 AUD
51 Human Resource 23 99,357 AUD
52 Hotel Manager 19 99,058 AUD
53 Public Administration 18 95,771 AUD
54 Other Education Career 23 90,094 AUD
55 Teacher 31 89,496 AUD
56 Human Resource Coordinator 17 89,496 AUD
57 Cook 29 75,601 AUD
58 Graphic Designer 17 75,302 AUD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

50/50  Professor (Man)
Posted 28 June 2024

What I do?

"Lecturing, student supervision, research, university administration."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Hobart Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years Expert 198,500 AUD

49/50  Counsellor (Woman)
Posted 16 May 2024

What I do?

"Addictions."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Perth Masters Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 114,000 AUD

48/50  Chief Product Officer (Man)
Posted 16 May 2024

What I do?

"Databases, Software, Consulting."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane Some College 8-12 Years Expert 132,300 AUD

47/50  Director (Man)
Posted 15 May 2024

What I do?

"Manager."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 142,500 AUD

46/50  Head Of Design (Woman)
Posted 14 May 2024

What I do?

"Art direction, conceptualisation, graphic design, print, animation, video editing, web design, liaising with key stakeholders."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 112,000 AUD

45/50  Customer Service Officer (Man)
Posted 13 May 2024

What I do?

"Selling foreign exchange."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year Intermediate 73,300 AUD

44/50  Chief Executive (Man)
Posted 12 May 2024

What I do?

"Carbon Models, Sustainablity, Brand/Market Strategy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Masters Degree 2-4 Years Expert 252,400 AUD

43/50  Dolphin Trainer (Man)
Posted 12 May 2024

What I do?

"Training Dolphins."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 20,400 AUD

42/50  Sales Assistant (Woman)
Posted 11 May 2024

What I do?

"Sell shoes."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 30,500 AUD

41/50  Researcher (Man)
Posted 09 May 2024

What I do?

"Research."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Toowoomba Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 181,200 AUD

40/50  Hr Manager (Woman)
Posted 08 May 2024

What I do?

"HR Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 274,800 AUD

39/50  Business Partner (Woman)
Posted 07 May 2024

What I do?

"Adhoc HR projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Masters Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 76,300 AUD

38/50  Senior Consultant (Woman)
Posted 07 May 2024

What I do?

"Economics and Property."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 127,200 AUD

37/50  Department Manager (Man)
Posted 03 May 2024

What I do?

"Health."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Doctorate Degree 12-16 Years Expert 223,900 AUD

36/50  Cook (Man)
Posted 29 April 2024

What I do?

"Cooks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Some College 2-4 Years Intermediate 73,300 AUD

35/50  Hvac Mechanic (Man)
Posted 29 April 2024

What I do?

"Installation and service of HVAC equipment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane High School 2-4 Years Intermediate 83,500 AUD

34/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 26 April 2024

What I do?

"Leadership, Strategy, Budgeting, Reporting, Stakeholder Management, Culture, Safety."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 198,500 AUD

33/50  Asset Strategist (Woman)
Posted 25 April 2024

What I do?

"Asset Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 162,800 AUD

32/50  Managing Directos (Man)
Posted 25 April 2024

What I do?

"Day to day oversight of a not for profit retirement village, community service and church."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Toowoomba Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Expert 121,100 AUD

31/50  Category Manager (Man)
Posted 23 April 2024

What I do?

"Contracts & Procurement / Logistics /."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 199,500 AUD

30/50  Commerical Manager (Woman)
Posted 22 April 2024

What I do?

"Oversee finance, HR, IT functions."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert 159,800 AUD

29/50  Stock Controller (Man)
Posted 17 November 2023

What I do?

"Stock controlling."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne High School 4-8 Years Advanced 65,300 AUD

28/50  Recruitment (Woman)
Posted 16 November 2023

What I do?

"Recruitment."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney High School 2-4 Years Intermediate 80,400 AUD

27/50  National Team Head Coach (Man)
Posted 16 November 2023

What I do?

"Olympic team non team sport."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Canberra Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Expert 67,300 AUD

26/50  Managing Director (Man)
Posted 22 August 2023

What I do?

"Manage the strategy, sales, operations and P and L of the business."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Some College 16-20 Years Expert 371,700 AUD

25/50  General Manager (Woman)
Posted 22 August 2023

What I do?

"General Employee Relations WHS Organisational Design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Adelaide Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 276,200 AUD

24/50  Carpenter (Man)
Posted 21 August 2023

What I do?

"Carpentry."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 70,300 AUD

23/50  Technical Operations Manager (Man)
Posted 21 August 2023

What I do?

"Manage a technical team of IT Support Engineers and IT Project resources."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Perth Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 145,600 AUD

22/50  Product Owner (Man)
Posted 21 August 2023

What I do?

"Specifying programming tasks, managing and coordinating development."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Intermediate 130,600 AUD

21/50  Project Manager (Woman)
Posted 18 July 2023

What I do?

"Managing IT projects."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years Advanced 118,400 AUD

20/50  Lawyer (Woman)
Posted 18 July 2023

What I do?

"Drafting, negotiation, advocacy."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Wollongong Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 62,500 AUD

19/50  Human Resources Advisor (Woman)
Posted 17 July 2023

What I do?

"Recruitment, Performance Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Brisbane Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 81,900 AUD

18/50  Hr Communications (Man)
Posted 16 July 2023

What I do?

"Journalism."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Adelaide High School 16-20 Years Intermediate 111,100 AUD

17/50  Assistant (Man)
Posted 15 July 2023

What I do?

"High level Maths, Science."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Darwin Masters Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 136,200 AUD

16/50  Software Engineer (Woman)
Posted 15 July 2023

What I do?

"Backend."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 128,300 AUD

15/50  Dj & Producer (Man)
Posted 14 July 2023

What I do?

"EDM Producer and DJ."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 54,300 AUD

14/50  Senior Associate (Woman)
Posted 12 July 2023

What I do?

"10 years."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Perth Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 138,100 AUD

13/50  Designer (Man)
Posted 12 July 2023

What I do?

"Design."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Masters Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 74,000 AUD

12/50  Insights And Analytics Lead - Finanace (Man)
Posted 11 July 2023

What I do?

"Data Analytics."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Intermediate 132,100 AUD

11/50  Commercial Property Underwriter (Man)
Posted 21 May 2023

What I do?

"Property underwriting of large commercial risks."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Adelaide Some College 16-20 Years Advanced 183,400 AUD

10/50  Casual Team Member (Man)
Posted 18 May 2023

What I do?

"Help with customers."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney High School 0-1 Year Basic 49,600 AUD

9/50  Primary School Teacher (Man)
Posted 17 May 2023
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Townsville Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 64,400 AUD

8/50  Dance Teacher (Woman)
Posted 17 May 2023

What I do?

"Know how to dance."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney High School 1-2 Years Basic 69,400 AUD

7/50  Finance Manager (Woman)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Business Degree, Cert IV Bookkeeping, BAS agent, 20 + years experience in Finance and Admin."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Gold Coast Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years Advanced 91,700 AUD

6/50  General Manager (Man)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Management."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Canberra Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 201,300 AUD

5/50  Fuel Management (Woman)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"Banking and invoices."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- High School 0-1 Year Basic 36,200 AUD

4/50  Principle Consultant (Man)
Posted 29 September 2022

What I do?

"AWS, Cloud Architecture, DevOps."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sydney Masters Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 193,300 AUD

3/50  Nurse (Woman)
Posted 28 September 2022

What I do?

"Alternates."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Cairns Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 87,300 AUD

2/50  Office Manager & Personal Assistant To The Chairman (Woman)
Posted 28 September 2022

What I do?

"ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT & OFFICE MANAGEMENT."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Perth Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Expert 80,500 AUD

1/50  Manager (Man)
Posted 28 September 2022

What I do?

"Oversee profitability, seek new work, prepare contracts."

City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Melbourne Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 105,700 AUD


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