Minimum Wage – Australia

  • Valid on february 2020
  • 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 Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$19.49 A$740.80
Disabled adults where disability DOES NOT affect productivity
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$19.49 A$740.80
Junior employee younger than 16 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$7.17 -
Junior employee 16 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$9.22 -
Junior employee 17 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$11.27 -
Junior employee 18 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$13.31 -
Junior employee 19 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$16.08 -
Junior employee 20 year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$19.04 -
Apprentice in 1st year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$10.72 -
Apprentice in 2nd year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$12.67 -
Apprentice in 3rd year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$15.59 -
Apprentice in 4th year
Minimum wage with effect from Jul 01, 2019 till Jun 30, 2020
A$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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