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Australian Wages Rise 2.7%

31 December 2014 by News Desk

australian_money_02_250x188Average wages in Australia have risen 2.7% in the past year.

Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Earnings in November 2014 were $1,539.40, a rise of 2.7% from the same time last year, according to The Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Highest earners are those employed in the Australian Capital Territory who have the highest Full-Time Adult Average Weekly Earnings at $1,702.10, followed by Western Australia ($1,673.10).

The Australian Capital Territory has a high proportion of Public sector workers, who on average earn more than those in the Private sector.
In recent years WA has experienced a resource sector boom which has had a significant influence on wages in the Mining industry as well as those businesses providing services to Mining such as Construction and Wholesale trade.

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