Adult average weekly earnings on the rise

In November 2013 Australian adults working full-time were on average making $1,437.00 per week in ordinary time earnings, a jump of 2.9% in the previous 12 months.

According to Australian Bureau of Statistics figures, in ordinary terms males working full-time were earning on average $261.60 more than females.

While employees of the mining sector earned significantly more than any other sector, bringing in $2,469.60 per week.

The lowest paid industries were the retail, accommodation and food services industry, where full-time employees made on average less than $1,100 a week.

This article first appeared on SmartCompany.

 

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