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Best Paying Jobs in Australia 2020

Job TitleAverage Yearly Salary
1.   Surgeon - Plastic Reconstructive379,000 AUD
2.   Surgeon - Pediatric323,000 AUD
3.   Cardiology Manager294,000 AUD
4.   Physician - Radiation Therapy286,000 AUD
5.   Oral Surgeon282,000 AUD
6.   Prosthodontist272,000 AUD
7.   Radiologist253,000 AUD
8.   Physician - Pediatric Neonatology249,000 AUD
9.   Physician239,000 AUD
10.   Perfusionist232,000 AUD
11.   Clinical Director221,000 AUD
12.   Operating Room Services Director214,000 AUD
13.   Physician - Podiatry212,000 AUD
14.   Physician - Occupational Medicine206,000 AUD
15.   Physician - Generalist201,000 AUD
16.   Group Financial Manager191,000 AUD
17.   Regional Director of Operations184,000 AUD
18.   Financial Director180,000 AUD
19.   Managing Director177,000 AUD
20.   Top Research and Development Executive173,000 AUD
21.   Registered Dietitian171,000 AUD
22.   Physician - Otolaryngology169,000 AUD
23.   General Manager167,000 AUD
24.   Head of Public Relations165,000 AUD
25.   Physiotherapist162,000 AUD
26.   Operations Manager161,000 AUD
27.   Anatomic Pathology Supervisor159,000 AUD
28.   Global Wholesale Manager159,000 AUD
29.   Chief Marketing Officer 158,000 AUD
30.   Television Executive Producer155,000 AUD
31.   Sales and Marketing Director154,000 AUD
32.   Administrative Director153,000 AUD
33.   Tax Director152,000 AUD
34.   Sales Manager151,000 AUD
35.   Risk Management Director150,000 AUD
36.   Credit Portfolio Manager149,000 AUD
37.   Deputy General Manager148,000 AUD
38.   Sales Manager148,000 AUD
39.   Inventory Accountant147,000 AUD
40.   Human Resources Director147,000 AUD
41.   Assistant Pharmacy Director147,000 AUD
42.   Quality Director146,000 AUD
43.   Public Relations Manager146,000 AUD
44.   Search Marketing Strategist145,000 AUD
45.   Online Banking Manager145,000 AUD
46.   Physical Therapist145,000 AUD
47.   Manufacturing Manager144,000 AUD
48.   Director of Production Planning144,000 AUD
49.   Chief Technology Officer144,000 AUD
50.   Respiratory Care Practitioner143,000 AUD
51.   Planning Director143,000 AUD
52.   General Counsel143,000 AUD
53.   Membership Administration Manager142,000 AUD
54.   Information Technology Manager142,000 AUD
55.   Client Services Manager141,000 AUD
56.   Professor - Education140,000 AUD
57.   Hotel Manager140,000 AUD
58.   Product Development Manager140,000 AUD
59.   Statistics Lecturer139,000 AUD
60.   Business Development Manager139,000 AUD
61.   Rehabilitation Services Manager138,000 AUD
62.   Head of Investment138,000 AUD
63.   Head of Projects137,000 AUD
64.   Technical Services Research and Development Manager137,000 AUD
65.   Genomics Scientist136,000 AUD
66.   Media Program Director136,000 AUD
67.   Cash Management Manager136,000 AUD
68.   Physicist135,000 AUD
69.   Corporate Director of Human Resources135,000 AUD
70.   Fundraising Director135,000 AUD
71.   Petroleum Geologist134,000 AUD
72.   Service Delivery Manager134,000 AUD
73.   Chief Information Security Officer134,000 AUD
74.   Professor - Legal Support133,000 AUD
75.   Commercial Sales Manager133,000 AUD
76.   Economist132,000 AUD
77.   Biophysicist132,000 AUD
78.   Professor - Biology132,000 AUD
79.   Producer131,000 AUD
80.   Human Resources Vice President131,000 AUD
81.   Human Resources Manager130,000 AUD
82.   Bid Manager130,000 AUD
83.   Fundraising Manager129,000 AUD
84.   Information Technology Project Manager129,000 AUD
85.   Network and Infrastructure Manager129,000 AUD
86.   Pharmaceutical Researcher129,000 AUD
87.   PMO Manager128,000 AUD
88.   Electric and Gas Operations Manager128,000 AUD
89.   Marketing Vice President127,000 AUD
90.   Engineering Lecturer127,000 AUD
91.   Cards Marketing Manager127,000 AUD
92.   Assistant Operations Manager126,000 AUD
93.   Mining Project Manager126,000 AUD
94.   Trade Marketing Manager126,000 AUD
95.   Geophysicist125,000 AUD
96.   Professor - Rehabilitation125,000 AUD
97.   Bank Project Manager124,000 AUD
98.   Atmospheric and Space Scientist124,000 AUD
99.   Corporate Affairs Executive124,000 AUD
100.   Department Head123,000 AUD
101.   Distribution Executive123,000 AUD
102.   Director of Revenue Management122,000 AUD
103.   Pharmaceutical Sales and Marketing Manager122,000 AUD
104.   Paralegal122,000 AUD
105.   Scientist121,000 AUD
106.   Branch Manager121,000 AUD
107.   Public Management Assistant Professor120,000 AUD
108.   Occupational Health Safety Specialist120,000 AUD
109.   Equity Analyst120,000 AUD
110.   Loan Collection Manager120,000 AUD
111.   Sustainability Specialist119,000 AUD
112.   Assistant Vice President119,000 AUD
113.   Tax Research Manager118,000 AUD
114.   Actuarial Analyst118,000 AUD
115.   Pharmaceutical Supply Chain Manager118,000 AUD
116.   Business Intelligence Manager118,000 AUD
117.   Sociologist117,000 AUD
118.   Customer Service Manager117,000 AUD
119.   Head of Department117,000 AUD
120.   Assistant Manager117,000 AUD
121.   Dental Therapist117,000 AUD
122.   Psychometrist116,000 AUD
123.   Technology Director116,000 AUD
124.   Revenue Manager116,000 AUD
125.   Law Teacher116,000 AUD
126.   Validation Manager115,000 AUD
127.   Ambulatory Services Director115,000 AUD
128.   Administrative Director115,000 AUD
129.   Information Security Manager115,000 AUD
130.   Mental Health Counselor114,000 AUD
131.   Legal Advisor114,000 AUD
132.   Fashion Design Manager114,000 AUD
133.   Computer Scientist114,000 AUD
134.   Assistant Food and Beverage Director114,000 AUD
135.   Loan Area Manager114,000 AUD
136.   Quality Manager114,000 AUD
137.   Lecturer113,000 AUD
138.   Energy Auditor113,000 AUD
139.   Quality Assurance Engineering Manager113,000 AUD
140.   Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs Manager112,000 AUD
141.   Operations Training Specialist Head112,000 AUD
142.   Assistant Manager112,000 AUD
143.   Restaurant Manager112,000 AUD
144.   Print Production Manager112,000 AUD
145.   Vendor Manager111,000 AUD
146.   Mortgage Collection Manager111,000 AUD
147.   Human Resources Deputy Manager 111,000 AUD
148.   Electoral Project Coordinator110,000 AUD
149.   Financial Customer Service Manager110,000 AUD
150.   Fitness Manager110,000 AUD
151.   Pilot110,000 AUD
152.   Account Executive110,000 AUD
153.   Distribution Manager110,000 AUD
154.   Insurance Sales Director110,000 AUD
155.   Assistant Project Manager109,000 AUD
156.   Web Security Manager109,000 AUD
157.   Soil Scientist109,000 AUD
158.   Operations Manager109,000 AUD
159.   Program Manager109,000 AUD
160.   Buyer109,000 AUD
161.   Assistant Information Technology Manager109,000 AUD
162.   Clinical Policy Developer108,000 AUD
163.   Corporate Dealer108,000 AUD
164.   Patient Relations Manager108,000 AUD
165.   Campaign Manager108,000 AUD
166.   Export Services Manager108,000 AUD

How much money does a person working in Australia make?

Average Yearly Salary
91,600 AUD
( 7,630 AUD monthly)


A person working in Australia typically earns around 91,600 AUD per year. Salaries range from 12,400 AUD (lowest average) to 405,000 AUD (highest average, actual maximum salary is higher).

This is the average yearly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Salaries vary drastically between different careers. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Adelaide101,000 AUD
Brisbane105,000 AUD
Canberra-Queanbeyan97,300 AUD
Gold Coast-Tweed99,100 AUD
Gosford89,600 AUD
Melbourne107,000 AUD
Newcastle95,200 AUD
Perth103,000 AUD
Sunshine Coast93,500 AUD
Sydney108,000 AUD
Wollongong91,400 AUD

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