Minimum Wage – Australia

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

Minimum Wage

Per Hour Per Week
National Minimum Wage 18.93 719.20
Disabled adults where disability DOES NOT affect productivity 18.29 694.90
Junior employee younger than 16 year 6.97 -
Junior employee 16 year 8.95 -
Junior employee 17 year 10.94 -
Junior employee 18 year 12.93 -
Junior employee 19 year 15.61 -
Junior employee 20 year 18.49 -
Apprentice in 1st year 10.41 -
Apprentice in 2nd year 12.30 -
Apprentice in 3rd year 15.14 -
Apprentice in 4th year 17.98 -

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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