Salary Centre

Do you know what jobs pay what salaries or what the market rate is for your job? We use data from advertised jobs so it’s the going rate right now. You’ll also find trended data, the latest salary articles & use our Pay Rise Calculator to see what ends up in your pocket.

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Average Australian Salary

Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage. Figures may incorporate total pkg.

Best paying sectors

Sector Avg. Min Avg. Max Average
Average Australian Salary $81,472
1Mining, Oil & Gas $55,808 $291,357 $139,269
2Executive / Corporate Strategy $48,136 $237,273 $129,041
3Engineering $52,584 $199,848 $111,822
4Medical & Healthcare $46,448 $220,202 $110,591
5Primary Industry $37,761 $194,997 $106,760
6IT & Telecommunications $44,072 $189,262 $101,578
7Construction, Building & Architecture $41,215 $183,219 $99,929
8Legal $54,028 $239,639 $97,698
9Banking & Financial Services $45,855 $198,442 $88,890
10Accounting $46,406 $159,276 $85,186
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Source: MyCareer job listings inclusive of wage from the last 90 days and updated weekly. Figures may incorporate total pkg. If there is insufficient data to show reliable max, min, avg then none are shown.

Pay Rise Calculator

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