Miners lead pay check averages again

JUST one in every 10 Australians working full-time earn $2364 or more a week, while one in 10 other employees also earn just $738 or less each week, new figures revealed on Wednesday.

The latest employee earnings figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics showed the highest average weekly cash earning were paid to managers, at $1926 a week, and professionals, on $1438 a week.

Meanwhile, sales workers earned an average of just $607 a week; while community and personal service workers raked in $707 a week and labourers got a $779 pay packet each week.

The mining industry again led the earnings, at an average pay cheque of $2388 a week, while accommodation and food services workers got $539 in their pocket each week.

In the mining industry, 63% of full-time non-managerial employees earned cash earnings of more than $2000 every week.


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