Australia Minimum Wage: Most workers are covered by an award, which may vary by employee age, geographical location and industry. For employees 21+ not covered by an award or agreement, the minimum wages is A$18.93 ($13) per hour, or A$719.20 ($524) per week; set federally by the Fair Work Commission. The figures indicated exclude mandatory employer superannuation contributions of at least 9.5% of the employee’s total annual salary and any extra loadings received (e.g. many employees are entitled to an extra 17.5% of their daily income on days where they take annual leave, penalty rates for work undertaken on weekends and public holidays of up to 200% of their base rate, and the entitlement that non-permanent employees be paid at least 15% higher than the base rate of pay).
Workers under 21, apprentices and trainees not covered by an award each have a minimum wage level set nationally below the official minimum. Minimum wage for workers under 16 is 36.8% of the 21+ minimum wage at A$6.97 ($5) per hour.
Australia Minimum Wage Rates
|DATE||WEEKLY (AUD)||WEEKLY (USD)|
Australia Average Annual Salary – 2019
Based on our survey average GROSS salary in Australia is AU$ 96,885. Average NET salary is AU$ 70,826.
1 AUD: 0.73 USD
1 USD: 1.36 AUD
|General Manager||AU$ 176,326|
|IT Project Manager||AU$ 126,520|
|IT Manager||AU$ 138,890|
|Human Resources Manager||AU$ 138,056|
Facts and statistics about Australia
Australia is a continent, a country, and also an island. Between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean in the Oceania it is located. In the world it is the 6th largest nation with a total area of 7,741,220 square kilometers. In the year 1918 it was founded as an original and distinct nation. Australia has a density of almost 3 people per square kilometers. The capital of Australia is Canberra.
The currency of the country is the Australian Dollar(AUD). The people of Australia are known as Australian. 61 is the dialing code for the country. For Australian sites the top level internet domain is au. Generally it does not share its land borders with any countries.
|Area Total||7,692,024 km2|
|GDP (PPP) 2018||$1.313 trillion|
|Currency||Australian dollar (AUD)|
|ISO||3166 code AU|