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Your guide to local salaries

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Sector Position Permanent
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Technology Chief Information Officer (Large / Multi-National) 230,000 320,000 NA NA
Technology Chief Information Officer (Small / Med) 170,000 220,000 NA NA
Technology IT Manager 130,000 180,000 NA NA
Technology IT Applications Manager 130,000 170,000 NA NA
Technology IT Operations Manager 120,000 160,000 NA NA
Technology IT Service Delivery Manager 120,000 150,000 NA NA
Technology Enterprise Architect 140,000 200,000 125 150
Technology Solutions Architect 130,000 160,000 95 125
Technology Data Scientist 100,000 140,000 75 105
Technology Data Analyst 80,000 130,000 65 110
Technology Business Intelligence Developer 90,000 120,000 65 100
Technology Business Intelligence Analyst 80,000 120,000 65 100
Technology PMO Lead 160,000 200,000 110 150
Technology Program / Portfolio Manager 140,000 180,000 100 140
Technology Scrum Master 120,000 140,000 80 100
Technology Project Manager 110,000 150,000 80 105
Technology Change Manager 110,000 150,000 80 125
Technology Change Analyst 90,000 110,000 55 75
Technology Product Manager / Owner 110,000 140,000 75 100
Technology Senior Business Analyst 100,000 130,000 75 100
Technology Business Analyst 80,000 100,000 65 75
Technology Project Coordinator / Officer 75,000 90,000 50 70
Technology Process Analyst 90,000 120,000 65 95
Technology Systems Analyst 90,000 120,000 65 80
Technology Technical Writer 80,000 110,000 65 75
Technology Trainer 90,000 120,000 65 90
Technology Program Coordinator 80,000 110,000 55 80
Technology Development Lead 110,000 140,000 75 100
Technology Software Developer - Fullstack 90,000 130,000 60 100
Technology Software Developer - RPA 90,000 110,000 60 100
Technology Software Developer - Mobile / Apps 90,000 110,000 60 100
Technology Software Developer - Front End 80,000 110,000 50 80
Technology Software Developer - Graduate 55,000 60,000 NA NA
Technology Web Developer 80,000 120,000 50 80
Technology Test Manager 100,000 130,000 75 100
Technology Test Automation 90,000 120,000 65 100
Technology Test Analyst 80,000 100,000 55 75
Technology QA Engineer 90,000 120,000 75 100
Technology Cyber Security Specialist 140,000 180,000 100 150
Technology Security Engineer 120,000 140,000 75 100
Technology DevOps Engineer 100,000 125,000 NA NA
Technology Cloud Engineer 90,000 120,000 60 90
Technology Network Engineer 90,000 120,000 60 90
Technology Systems Engineer 80,000 110,000 50 70
Technology Network Administrator 70,000 85,000 45 60
Technology System Administrator 70,000 85,000 45 60
Technology Help Desk/Service Desk Lead / Manager 80,000 100,000 50 65
Technology Help Desk/Service Desk Level 1 2 55,000 70,000 35 50
Technology Help Desk/Service Desk (entry level) 45,000 55,000 30 40
Digital Digital Product Manager 110,000 140,000 75 100
Digital Digital Lead 110,000 150,000 NA NA
Digital UX Designer 90,000 120,000 55 90
Digital UX Researcher 90,000 120,000 55 90
Digital UI Designer 90,000 120,000 55 90
Digital Web Designer 85,000 110,000 NA NA
Digital Digital Designer 75,000 95,000 NA NA
Digital Digital Account Manager 85,000 100,000 NA NA
Digital Digital Producer 75,000 95,000 NA NA
Marketing Chief Marketing Officer (Large / Multi-National) 250,000 300,000 NA NA
Marketing Chief Marketing Officer (Small / Med) 150,000 200,000 NA NA
Marketing Marketing Manager 90,000 130,000 NA NA
Marketing Marketing Coordinator 55,000 70,000 30 45
Marketing Brand Manager 90,000 120,000 NA NA
Marketing Digital Marketing Manager 90,000 130,000 45 80
Marketing Digital Content Manager 90,000 110,000 NA NA
Marketing Digital Marketing Specialist 75,000 100,000 40 55
Marketing Social Media Specialist 70,000 95,000 35 48
Marketing SEO Specialist 70,000 95,000 40 50
Marketing Graphic Designer 65,000 85,000 40 50
Marketing Events Coordinator 50,000 65,000 30 45
Communications Stakeholder Engagement Manager 110,000 150,000 55 100
Communications Community Engagement Manager 100,000 150,000 50 100
Communications Communications Manager 100,000 150,000 NA NA
Communications Communications Specialist 75,000 95,000 40 55
Communications Communications Coordinator 55,000 70,000 35 50
Communications Change Communications Specialist 90,000 120,000 NA NA
Communications Media Relations Manager 100,000 120,000 NA NA
Communications Internal Communications Advisor 80,000 95,000 NA NA
Engineering Technical Director 180,000 250,000 NA NA
Engineering Engineering Manager 180,000 300,000 120 250
Engineering Principle Engineer 150,000 180,000 90 180
Engineering Project Manager 140,000 220,000 75 150
Engineering Senior Contract Manager 140,000 220,000 NA NA
Engineering Contract Manager 90,000 160,000 50 120
Engineering Senior Project Engineer 120,000 150,000 60 120
Engineering Site / Project Engineer 80,000 120,000 60 100
Engineering Planning Engineer 90,000 150,000 50 75
Engineering Estimator (Senior) 120,000 250,000 80 150
Engineering Estimator (Junior) 75,000 100,000 40 55
Engineering Site Supervisor 110,000 150,000 80 150
Engineering Principal Architect 110,000 130,000 NA NA
Engineering Architect / Drafter 50,000 80,000 40 50
Engineering CAD / 12D Designer 80,000 130,000 50 90
Engineering Design Engineer 80,000 130,000 50 120
Engineering Surveyor 80,000 120,000 40 70
Mining / Resources / Energy Mine Manager 250,000 400,000 200 300
Mining / Resources / Energy Deputy 150,000 250,000 100 250
Mining / Resources / Energy Open Cut Supervisor / OCE 150,000 200,000 100 200
Mining / Resources / Energy Mining Superintendent 150,000 180,000 80 120
Mining / Resources / Energy Maintenance Supervisor 130,000 180,000 70 110
Mining / Resources / Energy Reliability Engineer 130,000 170,000 70 100
Mining / Resources / Energy Mining Engineer / Planner 100,000 180,000 60 130
Mining / Resources / Energy Project Engineer 100,000 150,000 50 80
Mining / Resources / Energy Contracts Coordinator 120,000 160,000 60 90
Mining / Resources / Energy Drafter 80,000 120,000 50 80
Mining / Resources / Energy Surveyor 80,000 120,000 50 80
Mining / Resources / Energy Geologist 70,000 150,000 40 80
Mining / Resources / Energy Health Safety Environment Officer 70,000 150,000 40 80
Construction Construction Manager 180,000 250,000 110 200
Construction Project Manager 140,000 220,000 80 150
Construction Site Manager 130,000 200,000 80 150
Construction Estimator (Senior) 100,000 180,000 70 120
Construction Estimator (Junior) 70,000 100,000 40 60
Construction Site Supervisor / Foreman 80,000 130,000 60 100
Construction Site / Project Engineer 70,000 150,000 50 90
Construction Contracts Administrator 70,000 140,000 40 80
Construction Architect (Mid to Principal) 70,000 130,000 50 80
Construction Graduate Architect 45,000 60,000 40 40
Manufacturing Operations / General Manager 100,000 140,000 50 80
Manufacturing Maintenance Manager 85,000 120,000 45 70
Manufacturing Maintenance Planners 70,000 90,000 35 50
Manufacturing Production Manager 80,000 120,000 40 60
Manufacturing Production Supervisor 70,000 100,000 35 50
Manufacturing Production Administrator 45,000 65,000 25 35
Manufacturing Warehouse Logistics Manager 75,000 120,000 40 60
Manufacturing Procurement 70,000 120,000 35 60
Manufacturing Product Design Engineer 70,000 90,000 40 50
Manufacturing Drafter 65,000 85,000 30 45
Manufacturing Quality Officer 55,000 80,000 30 45
Administration Contact Centre Manager 100,000 130,000 NA NA
Administration Contact Centre Team Leader 70,000 85,000 NA NA
Administration Contact Centre Officer 58,000 70,000 30 35
Administration Executive Assistant 65,000 100,000 33 50
Administration Personal Assistant 60,000 75,000 30 38
Administration Office Manager 65,000 90,000 NA NA
Administration Senior Administrator 60,000 75,000 30 38
Administration Administration Assistant 45,000 58,000 25 30
Administration Project Administrator 60,000 75,000 30 38
Administration Project Co-ordinator 65,000 85,000 33 43
Administration Document Controller 60,000 75,000 30 38
Administration Customer Service Officer 50,000 60,000 25 30
Administration Receptionist 45,000 58,000 25 30
Administration Data Entry Operator 45,000 55,000 25 30
Human Resources Head of People and Culture 150,000 250,000 NA NA
Human Resources HR Manager (Large / Multi-National) 120,000 170,000 60 90
Human Resources HR Manager (Small/ Med) 90,000 120,000 48 60
Human Resources Senior HR Business Partner 100,000 130,000 50 65
Human Resources HR Business Partner 85,000 120,000 42 60
Human Resources Senior HR Advisor 80,000 95,000 40 50
Human Resources HR Advisor / Officer 65,000 80,000 35 40
Human Resources HR Assistant/Coordinator 50,000 60,000 25 30
Human Resources HR Administrator 50,000 55,000 25 30
Human Resources Organisational Development Manager 120,000 180,000 NA NA
Human Resources Organisational Change Manager 125,000 165,000 NA NA
Human Resources Learning Development Manager 95,000 130,000 50 65
Human Resources Learning Development Officer 70,000 95,000 35 50
Human Resources Instructional Designer 90,000 130,000 45 65
Human Resources Remuneration Benefits Manager 100,000 150,000 NA NA
Human Resources Remuneration Benefits Officer 80,000 100,000 40 50
Human Resources Industrial Relations Manager 95,000 150,000 48 77
Human Resources Employee Relations 80,000 95,000 40 50
Human Resources Talent Acquisition Manager 90,000 130,000 48 65
Human Resources Talent Acquisition Specialist 75,000 90,000 38 45
Human Resources Recruitment Assistant / Coordinator 60,000 75,000 30 40
Human Resources Workforce Planner 85,000 120,000 NA NA
Human Resources WHS Consultant/Manager 90,000 130,000 NA NA
Human Resources WHS Officer 60,000 80,000 30 40
Accounting / Finance Chief Financial Officer (Large / Multi-National) 220,000 350,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance Chief Financial Officer (Small/ Med) 150,000 200,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance Commercial Manager 140,000 200,000 70 100
Accounting / Finance Financial Controller 120,000 170,000 60 85
Accounting / Finance Procurement Manager 120,000 160,000 60 80
Accounting / Finance Procurement Officer 70,000 90,000 35 45
Accounting / Finance Finance Business Partner Senior 130,000 160,000 65 80
Accounting / Finance Finance Business Partner 100,000 130,000 50 65
Accounting / Finance Finance / Business Analyst 100,000 150,000 50 75
Accounting / Finance Business Services Manager 90,000 125,000 45 65
Accounting / Finance Financial Accountant Senior 120,000 140,000 65 70
Accounting / Finance Financial Accountant 80,000 120,000 40 65
Accounting / Finance Management Accountant Senior 120,000 140,000 65 70
Accounting / Finance Management Accountant 80,000 120,000 40 65
Accounting / Finance Systems Accountant Senior 120,000 140,000 65 70
Accounting / Finance Systems Accountant 100,000 120,000 50 65
Accounting / Finance Account Manager 70,000 90,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance Payroll Manager 80,000 100,000 40 50
Accounting / Finance Payroll Officer 50,000 75,000 25 40
Accounting / Finance Bookkeeper 50,000 70,000 25 35
Accounting / Finance Assistant Accountant 50,000 70,000 25 35
Accounting / Finance Accounts Receivable Officer 45,000 60,000 23 30
Accounting / Finance Accounts Payable Officer 45,000 60,000 23 30
Accounting / Finance Business Services Manager 80,000 110,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance Accountant - Senior CA 70,000 90,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance Accountant - Intermediate CA 45,000 65,000 NA NA
Accounting / Finance External Auditor / Advisory 65,000 90,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Chief Risk Officer 200,000 300,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Head of Internal Audit 180,000 280,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Internal Audit Senior Advisor 90,000 130,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Compliance Manager 110,000 140,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Compliance Advisor 75,000 95,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Quality Assurance Analyst 70,000 90,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Credit Risk Manager 110,000 140,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Credit Risk Analyst 90,000 110,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Operational Risk Manager 110,000 140,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Operational Risk Advisor 80,000 100,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Market / Balance Sheet Risk Analyst 100,000 120,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Financial Crime (AML/CTF) Manager 130,000 150,000 NA NA
Banking / Fin Services Financial Crime (AML/CTF) Advisor 100,000 130,000 NA NA
Legal Partner 220,000 350,000 NA NA
Legal General Counsel / CoSec 200,000 320,000 NA NA
Legal In-house Lawyer 5+ PQE 120,000 200,000 NA NA
Legal In-house Lawyer 0-5 PQE 80,000 120,000 NA NA
Legal Lawyer 7+ PQE 160,000 240,000 NA NA
Legal Lawyer 5 to 7 PQE 120,000 170,000 NA NA
Legal Lawyer 3 to 5 PQE 80,000 130,000 NA NA
Legal Paralegal 60,000 80,000 NA NA
Legal Legal Secretary 55,000 75,000 30 38
Audit / Risk Chief Risk Officer 200,000 300,000 NA NA
Audit / Risk Head of Internal Audit 180,000 280,000 NA NA
Audit / Risk Risk Compliance Officer 90,000 130,000 45 65
Audit / Risk Senior Internal Auditor 80,000 120,000 45 65
Audit / Risk Internal Auditor 65,000 80,000 40 40
Audit / Risk External Auditor / Advisory 65,000 90,000 35 45

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