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Hays Australia Salary Checker 2023-2024

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Suspect your salary should be higher or planning to ask for more ? Whether you’re looking for a new job or a pay rise, it helps to understand what the typical salaries are and what your potential earnings could be. See how your salary stacks up with the Hays Salary Checker. Just enter your job details below and it will do the rest.

Here's how your salary compares to your peers. If you would like to talk to a consultant about any aspect of your career, you can find your nearest Hays office here.


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Compare your salary with the Hays Australia Salary Checker tool

It always helps to understand what other professionals in your industry are being paid. So if you’re considering a new role, or looking for a pay rise, check how your compensation compares to others.

Our Salary Checker tool allows you to quickly see the salaries for your role or potential new job. As a guiding tool, you can perform a simple salary comparison and explore salaries in Australia.

Expert viewpoint on various market areas and industries

Covering 1,000s of jobs in 28 different industries and sectors

Salary ranges for over 200 positions

The highest, typical and lowest salaries for each specific job role

Employment trends and insights of the Australian market

Understand typical salaries in your state, territory or region

How to use our simple salary tool

The Hays Salary Checker provides you with quick access to salaries for your specific job role in your location.

Covering thousands of jobs in 28 different industries and sectors, and further customised geographically by 11 different regions across Australia, our Australian salary comparison tool provides instant insights on pay and salary benchmarking for your exact job and location.

Salary checker for employers:

For employers, our Salary Checker tool provides:
  • Quick access to the most trusted and in-depth salary data available
  • The highest, typical and lowest salaries for each role
This insight ensures you make a competitive salary offer – allowing you to attract or retain top talent.

Salary checker for professionals:

For professionals, our Salary Checker tool provides:
  • Quick access to the highest, typical and lowest salaries offered for your role in your location
  • A wage check that allows you to confirm if you are getting paid what you’re worth
This insight allows you to understand typical salaries for your role in today’s market, negotiate your next pay review or plan your career progression.

Salaries are calculated as at May 2023 and do not reflect increases to the AU and NZ legal minimums that occur after this date. Current minimum wages are $812.60 per week (AU) and $908.00 per week (NZ) and will next be reviewed on 1 July 2023 (AU) and 1 April 2024 (NZ).  AU salaries are based on a 38 hour working week. NZ salaries are based on a 40 hour week.

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Hays Salary Guide FY23/24

The annual Hays Salary Guide remains the definitive snapshot of salaries, workforce and recruiting trends for more than 1,250 jobs across the region.

Industry salary guides

For further in-depth salary insights by industry, explore our industry and partner salary guides such as our Technology Salary Guide or CIPS Procurement Salary Guide.

Salary Checker Australia FY23/24 FAQ | UB | Main Region

Salary Checker Australia FY23/24 FAQ

What details do I need to check the average salary for my job? 

To check your salary against the industry average, you need to enter your job details, including industry, position type, title, region, current salary, and an email address. With these, we compare your salary to others in the same field so you can be armed with data when asking for a raise or answering potential employers. 

What is the average wage in Australia in FY23/24?

In 2023, the average yearly salary in Australia is between $65,000 - $80,000 depending on your state1. The best location for a higher salary is New South Wales, with an average of $80,000, while the state with the lowest average salary is Tasmania at $65,000. The other states and territories rest between these points. 

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