Australia Minimum Wage Rates 2019


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

2018 719.2 525
2017 694 507
2016 672 491
2015 656 479
2014 640 468
2013 622 454

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
Doctor AU$ 108,890
Teacher AU$ 78,890
Human Resources Manager AU$ 138,056
Director AU$ 187,002

Facts and statistics about Australia

Australia minimum wage

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.

Capital Canberra
National language English
Area Total 7,692,024 km2
Population 25,041,200
GDP (PPP) 2018 $1.313 trillion
Currency Australian dollar (AUD)
Calling code +61
ISO 3166 code AU
Internet TLD .au

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