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Australian Salary Averages by Industry (2024-2025) 

The Australian job market continues to be a dynamic force, and staying ahead of salary trends is crucial for both employers and job seekers. While exact figures for 2024-2025 are unavailable due to the constantly evolving nature of the market, we can use insights from Seek’s 2023 Salary Report and current economic trends to make an educated projection. 

Expected Growth 

Based on Australia’s projected economic growth and the ongoing demand for skilled professionals, we can expect to see a moderate increase in average salaries across most industries in the 2024-2025 period. Mercer’s Australian Salary Outlook 2024 predicts a median merit salary increase of 3.5%, suggesting a similar rise in average salaries. 

Industry Forecast 

While specific figures remain elusive, here’s a projected landscape based on Seek’s 2023 data and anticipated growth trends: 

Industry  Average Annual Salary (AUD Projection) 
Information Technology $108,600 (Up from $104,895)  
Mining, Resources & Energy  $104,900 (Up from $102,372)  
Finance & Insurance  $90,400 (Up from $87,542)  
Engineering  $89,200 (Up from $86,981)  
Management & Consulting $87,000 (Up from $84,731)  
Sales & Marketing $84,400 (Up from $82,109)  
Education & Training   $85,500 (Up from $83,211)  
Healthcare & Medical $92,000 (Up from $89,102)  
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics   $83,700 (Up from $81,421  
Customer Service & Support $72,500 (Up from $70,219)  
Administration & Office Support $70,700 (Up from $68,371)  
Retail & Consumer Goods  $66,100 (Up from $63,812)  
Community Services & Non-Profit $64,400 (Up from $62,107)  
Hospitality & Tourism $61,200 (Up from $58,923)  

While specific figures remain elusive, here’s a projected landscape based on Seek’s 2023 data and anticipated growth trends: 

Information Technology $108,600 (Up from $104,895) 

Mining, Resources & Energy $104,900 (Up from $102,372) 

Finance & Insurance $90,400 (Up from $87,542) 

Engineering $89,200 (Up from $86,981) 

Construction & Trades $87,400 (Up from $85,123) 

Management & Consulting $87,000 (Up from $84,731) 

Sales & Marketing $84,400 (Up from $82,109) 

Education & Training $85,500 (Up from $83,211) 

Healthcare & Medical $92,000 (Up from $89,102) 

Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics $83,700 (Up from $81,421) 

Customer Service & Support $72,500 (Up from $70,219) 

Administration & Office Support $70,700 (Up from $68,371) 

Retail & Consumer Goods $66,100 (Up from $63,812) 

Community Services & Non-Profit $64,400 (Up from $62,107) 

Hospitality & Tourism $61,200 (Up from $58,923) 

It’s important to remember that these are projections based on available data and might not reflect the actual situation in 2024-2025.