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 $82,579
1Mining, Oil & Gas $54,912 $305,333 $141,975
2Executive / Corporate Strategy $45,541 $258,033 $134,083
3Engineering $52,734 $218,407 $112,844
4Medical & Healthcare $45,725 $222,455 $106,772
5IT & Telecommunications $45,417 $195,408 $102,918
6Construction, Building & Architecture $44,240 $184,706 $101,307
7Legal $54,167 $235,944 $92,417
8Marketing $44,167 $196,400 $89,164
9Banking & Financial Services $45,742 $196,667 $87,939
10Human Resources & Recruitment $47,461 $187,856 $86,000
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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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