whats the average wage of an australian?

does australia have a minimum wage? what is teh average wage? or salary? and how hard is it to buy a home in australia preferably in smithfield or in that area

Asked By: antelias - 8/14/2007
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Yes Australia has a Minimum wage... More
Answered By: K Bear - 8/14/2007
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more hard then the us.
Answered By: Christie W - 8/14/2007
Hello there... More
Answered By: Roshell - 8/14/2007
The lowest paid person I know gets $13.87 per hour and that min wage in a warehouse but most ppl I know get an average og $20 per hour... More
Answered By: nazjaydan - 8/14/2007
The Federal Minimum Wage for full-time adults is $522.12/week, which equates to $13.74/hour... More
Answered By: Robert C - 8/14/2007
About $50000 is considered a fair wage in Australia. A basic wage would be in the mid-20K. These days it is very difficult to buy a house, because Australia had a housing boom about 5 years ago and houses doubled and tripled in price in the time afterwards. For an average suburban home in Brisbane (middle of the... More
Answered By: hooverdamsel - 8/14/2007
On average, about $15/hr. Taxes includes: 15% to 25% income tax, 10% GST on everything (goods & services), medicare levy, council rates, etc. Add to that bank services fees, mortgage/loan interests, etc... More
Answered By: morning breath - 8/15/2007
I read that in the paper today - it was $1019/wk which I thought sounded quite high but that is the official average. You could survive comfortably on much less than that if you weren't paying off a house. Of course it costs heaps less to live if you aren't in the main cities.
Answered By: conda - 8/17/2007
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