All groups of occupations

$57,000 average salary

9,977,966 employees

Occupation Number of employees Average salary Gender pay gap [1] Gender distribution
Arts and media professionals 57,858 $53,000 21.6%
52%
48%
Automotive and engineering trades workers 288,295 $72,000 33.4%
99%
1%
Business, human resource 463,663 $80,000 33.2%
49%
51%
Carers and aides 401,046 $31,000 13%
12%
88%
Chief executives, general managers and legislators 340,028 $96,000 37.1%
69%
31%
Cleaners and laundry workers 191,387 $28,000 12.4%
36%
64%
Clerical and office support workers 80,780 $43,000 9.9%
45%
55%
Construction and mining labourers 162,185 $64,000 17.9%
98%
2%
Construction trades workers 176,678 $54,000 38.2%
99%
1%
Consultants and apprentices or trainees 154,693 $56,000 6%
74%
26%
Design, engineering, science and transport professionals 360,614 $90,000 37.4%
74%
26%
Education professionals 489,561 $60,000 17.4%
29%
71%
Electrotechnology and telecommunications trades workers 168,240 $81,000 24.7%
97%
3%
Engineering, IT and science technicians 181,062 $74,000 37.2%
78%
22%
Factory process workers 241,142 $40,000 23.9%
66%
34%
Farm, forestry and garden workers 110,324 $27,000 28%
69%
31%
Farmers and farm managers 24,454 $41,000 21.7%
80%
20%
Food preparation assistants 113,881 $21,000 -21.2%
46%
54%
Food trades workers 151,909 $40,000 19.9%
72%
28%
General clerical workers 403,779 $39,000 11.5%
13%
87%
Health and welfare support workers 115,065 $44,000 24.3%
32%
68%
Health professionals 494,829 $69,000 54.6%
22%
78%
Hospitality workers 259,220 $24,000 14.6%
33%
67%
Hospitality, retail and service managers 320,104 $56,000 29.2%
47%
53%
IT professionals 175,457 $86,000 17.4%
81%
19%
Inquiry clerks and receptionists 151,001 $34,000 10.1%
11%
89%
Legal, social and welfare professionals 148,126 $66,000 26.2%
35%
65%
Machine and stationary plant operators 144,674 $84,000 44.3%
87%
13%
Mobile plant operators 97,740 $64,000 8.2%
95%
5%
Numerical clerks 254,561 $52,000 38.3%
22%
78%
Occupation not listed 250,093 $43,000 31.1%
52%
48%
Office managers and program administrators 355,468 $62,000 38%
29%
71%
Other clerical and administrative workers 161,063 $52,000 23.2%
47%
53%
Other labourers 177,398 $42,000 34.8%
87%
13%
Other technicians and trades workers 132,060 $50,000 43.9%
61%
39%
Personal assistants and secretaries 91,416 $47,000 16%
2%
98%
Protective service workers 171,301 $69,000 7.4%
82%
18%
Road and rail drivers 243,092 $58,000 15.7%
94%
6%
Sales assistants and salespersons 418,360 $28,000 22%
33%
67%
Sales representatives and agents 216,825 $54,000 31.2%
52%
48%
Sales support workers 159,339 $26,000 16.2%
26%
74%
Skilled animal and horticultural workers 80,426 $39,000 22.1%
70%
30%
Specialist managers 551,617 $95,000 27.8%
65%
35%
Sports and personal service workers 114,832 $36,000 29.3%
35%
65%
Storepersons 132,320 $42,000 17.9%
84%
16%