Minimum Wage – Australia

  • Valid in October 2019
  • The amounts are in Australian Dollar.
  • The amounts are before tax.

Minimum Wage

Per Hour Per Week
National Minimum Wage
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
19.49 740.80
Disabled adults where disability DOES NOT affect productivity
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
19.49 740.80
Junior employee younger than 16 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
7.17 -
Junior employee 16 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
9.22 -
Junior employee 17 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
11.27 -
Junior employee 18 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
13.31 -
Junior employee 19 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
16.08 -
Junior employee 20 year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
19.04 -
Apprentice in 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
10.72 -
Apprentice in 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
12.67 -
Apprentice in 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
15.59 -
Apprentice in 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from 01 July 2019 till 30 June 2020. Information last updated on this page 06 July 2019
18.52 -

Working Hours

  • Hours per week specified: 38

Definitions

Special national minimum wage II: applies to disabled adults where disability DOES affect productivity Adults whose productivity is affected by their disability are paid a percentage of the national minimum wage, set in accordance with Schedule A to the National Minimum Wage Order.
Special national minimum wage V: applies to a trainee who is not an apprentice. Minimum wage varies with years of schooling. Currently it varies from A$287.90 – A$585.80 per week. The minimum wage for a trainee is set in schedule E of the Miscellaneous Award 2010.

Special national minimum wage applies to a trainee who is not an apprentice. Minimum wage varies with years of schooling. Currently it varies from A$287.90 – A$585.80 per week. The minimum wage for a trainee is set in schedule E of the Miscellaneous Award 2010.
Special national minimum wage applies to disabled adults where disability DOES affect productivity. Adults whose productivity is affected by their disability are paid a percentage of the national minimum wage, set in accordance with Schedule A to the National Minimum Wage Order.

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Archived Minimum Wages

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