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Kelly Services australiA

and New Zealand

2014 salary guide

april 2014

About the Kelly Services Salary Guide


The Kelly Services 2014 Salary Guide is designed to provide both employers and job seekers with salary
information on a wide range of roles, providing the ability to benchmark a role or an individual against other
areas of expertise or against the same role in another area of the country.
The Kelly Services 2014 Salary Guide covers both qualified and non-qualified roles across the Industrial,
Accounting and Finance, Banking and Financial Services, Scientific, Engineering, Office Support,
Professional Support, Call Centre and Information Technology (IT) industries. The guide also provides a
location by location overview of the diverse Australian and New Zealand markets.

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Contents

4 INTRODUCTION

5 AUSTRALIA NATIONAL OVERVIEW

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Queensland

South Australia

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Kelly Engineering Overview

28

Civil/Water/Rail/Power

10

Victoria

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Western Australia

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KELLY FINANCIAL RESOURCES

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Kelly Financial Resources Overview

24

Accounting & Finance

25

Banking & Financial Services

26

KELLY ENGINEERING

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Construction

30

Manufacturing/Process

12 NEW ZEALAND

30

Mechanical

13

Auckland

30

Electrical

14

Christchurch

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Mining, Resources

15

Wellington

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KELLY IT RESOURCES

SALARIES

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Kelly IT Resources Overview

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Information Technology

16 COMMERCIAL

35

KELLY SCIENTIFIC RESOURCES

17

Office Support

36

Kelly Scienctific Resources Overview

18

Professional Support

37

Scientific

37

Regulatory Affairs

19

Call Centre

20

Industrial / Operations

37

Clinical Research

Industrial / Trades

38

Sales and Marketing

38

Environment

21

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Contact Details Australia

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Contact Details New Zealand

Methodology: Salary figures included in the 2014 Kelly Services Salary Guide are derived by combining the expert market knowledge of senior recruitment
professionals within the Kelly Australia and New Zealand network with input from clients and the latest job placement data recorded on the Kelly Services database.

introduction
The Australian economy is going through

and a rebound in building and construction

I am very confident that it will provide an

a period of transition as it shifts from its

activity in the wake of the devastating and

essential resource for organisations of all types

reliance on mining investment which has

tragic 2011 earthquake in Christchurch.

as they navigate this business landscape.

In many ways, the pattern of the

The guide provides a detailed look at salary

two economies so often in tandem

levels across a range of occupations and

is somewhat divergent.

roles in key sectors of the economy, as well

been the driver of growth and prosperity for


the last decade. This unprecedented spike in
resources activity has dominated the countrys
recent economic landscape and helped to
cushion the nation at a time when the rest of
the world was undergoing a severe downturn.
As we enter a new phase of the economic

Australia certainly enters 2014 with its strong


record of economic achievement intact,
but at a crossroads in some key areas.

cycle, Australia faces some challenging

For New Zealand, the year ahead will be

issues. The countrys manufacturing sector

buoyed by the resurgence in confidence that

is experiencing the fallout from the mining

is evident among consumers and business.

as an analysis of the major trends that will


influence employment and hiring activity.
I trust that you will gain useful insights to help
guide your activities over the coming year.

boom as the huge increase in our terms


of trade and the currency appreciation

I am delighted to be able to present the

weaken international competitiveness.

2014 Australia and New Zealand Salary


Guide to help firms understand and

Karen Colfer

Across the Tasman, the New Zealand economy

manage the trends that will shape our

VP & Managing Director,

is flourishing on the back of strong exports

two countries over the period ahead.

Kelly Services Australia and New Zealand

AUSTRALIA national overview


Australias recent stellar economic performance has had some of the gloss removed as it heads
into 2014. Softer economic conditions and a rapidly changing business landscape are expected,
on the back of declining resources investment and a challenging manufacturing outlook.
Australias remarkable run of

extraction and processing commence, but

from the recent high value of the Australian

recorded their lowest growth in

economic growth is set to continue in

with fewer jobs and no area of the non-

dollar, competition from China, and

20 years at the start of 2014, a pattern that

2014 but at a more subdued pace and

mining economy able to fill the gap.

Australias relatively high cost base.

is likely to prevail for the year ahead.

employment and business activity.

A sequence of shocks to the manufacturing

The government has signalled an end

Hiring intentions are firm, but full time

sector has greeted the new federal

to the era of industry assistance, and

jobs have steadied with most of the

Economic growth is tipped to slow

government under Prime Minister Tony

foreshadowed plans for large national

growth in part time work. There are

to slightly less than 3 per cent, with

Abbott. In quick succession, Ford, Holden

infrastructure investment and removal of

also likely to be ongoing shifts, from

unemployment to rise to 6.25 per cent.1

and Toyota each announced plans to

business red tape, designed to promote

manufacturing to services, and from mining

cease manufacturing in Australia by

private sector activity. These measures are

construction to mining operations, as well

The slower pace of activity stems from

2016-17, effectively marking the end

likely to boost employment in construction

as to the growing oil and gas sector.

the end of the investment phase of the

of local motor vehicle production.

in major centres, while a pick up in dwelling

against a backdrop of major shifts in

commencements is also helping the

While the countrys run of economic success

expenditure in mining operations and a

Added to that the national carrier,

housing sector. Retail sales have recorded

is set to continue, the latest chapter marks

jobs stampede in the resource-rich states

QANTAS announced significant job

very strong growth at the start of 2014,

the start of a period of transition to a new

of Western Australia and Queensland.

losses, while prolonged drought in NSW

pointing to rising consumer confidence.

phase of economic and business activity.

resources boom which saw record capital

and Queensland is impacting agricultural


This boom in construction activity will

production and rural employment.

With inflation at less than 3 per cent there is

now give way to the operations phase as

Manufacturing is under sustained pressure

no urgency for a rise in official rates. Wages

Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook.

AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY


The prospect of significant cuts to the Canberra public
service and the flow-on effects to business, consumers
and the housing sector are likely to mean a weaker
economic outlook and jobs market for 2014.
Canberras cyclical dependence on the

Housing and construction has already been

fortunes of changing federal governments

impacted. A surge over recent years in

means that the next few years will likely

residential building work has dropped off

see it lose much of its recent economic

and housing prices have fallen as demand

buoyancy. Over recent years the ACT

has weakened. Construction activity is also

economy has grown faster than the

weaker and there is likely to be less demand

national average, sustained by the

for rental space with several government

countrys highest per capita income.

agencies being amalgamated or closed.

But the new federal governments plans for

The ACTs relatively small workforce of

big cuts to the public service mean that a

some 200,000 has experienced weak

disproportionate burden will fall on the ACT.

recent employment growth, while job


vacancies are low. Surprisingly its population

It has been estimated that of the 14,000 jobs

growth has surged, only slightly less than

to be cut from the federal public service, as

in Western Australia which has been a

many as 6000 could come from Canberra.2

magnet for thousands of mine workers.

The impact of public service pruning has

One bright spot centres on the first

a major impact on consumer sentiment,

stage of a new light rail project to

housing activity and even the private sector,

commence in 2016 which will lift demand

where a significant proportion is reliant

for engineering and construction

on transactions with government and

professionals and which is expected to

government agencies. Retail turnover has

take up to three years to complete.

noticeably dipped over the last 12 months.


2

Deloitte Access Economics.

NEW SOUTH WALES


The NSW economy is being propelled by a rebound in
business investment and a series of major infrastructure
projects that are driving demand for a broad range
of professional and skilled occupations.
There has been a resurgence of

activity in the construction, tourism and

confidence and a return of economic

commercial and residential sectors.

activity in the NSW economy, and a marked


improvement in demand for jobs across a
range of occupations. Employment growth
is forecast to be around trend and the
unemployment rate is expected to remain

Demand is strong for a wide range of


occupations encompassing building
and construction, civil engineering,
architecture, design, consultancy and project

relatively low, at around 5.5 per cent.

management services. Stronger dwelling

The more upbeat outlook is being felt

demand for building and trades skills.

across a number of important sectors,


namely building and construction, IT and
banking and financial services. Interestingly,
NSW is also seeing a surge in activity in the
high tech component (medical, biotech,

commencements are also seeing increased

The States strong presence in the banking


and financial services is being aided by a
more upbeat share market performance
and increased demand for a range of

aerospace) manufacturing space.

financial planners, analysts and advisers.

The biggest boost is coming from a series of

IT services are also in strong demand and

government funded infrastructure projects


encompassing new rail connections, road
upgrades, a light rail project in Sydney
CBD and the refurbishment of the citys
entertainment and convention precinct.
The $6 billion Barangaroo project
on the western harbour foreshore,
one of the largest ever undertaken in

there are pockets of shortage across some of


the high-end enterprise services needed for
business restructuring and financial analysis.
In the resources sector, planned coal
expansion and the growing onshore
gas sector are seeing demand for
environmental and resource analysts,
project managers and plant operators.

Australia, will be a major generator of

QUEENSLAND
Queensland has been a beneficiary of Australias two-speed economy
with exceptional growth driven by investment in major projects centring
on resources, but with a sharp fall off in construction investment,
Queensland will need other sources of growth to fill the void.
Queensland has reaped the rewards

taken a toll on industries such as tourism,

of sustained investment in resources and

agriculture and manufacturing.

major projects, but the tide is turning


and the economy is facing a period of

Economic growth is expected to dip during

rebalancing away from resources.

2014 before the massive exports associated

Investment in major projects work is forecast

on stream over the next year and beyond.

to decline by nearly 50 per cent to a trough


of $9.5 billion in 2015-16.3 The fall will be led

with recent coal developments and LNG come

With the state government focussed on

by mining and heavy industry construction.

restoring the budget and with major flood

The completion of major LNG facilities

there is little public sector investment on the

on Curtis Island and in the Surat Basin

horizon, and a weak public sector jobs market.

and the passing of the peak of the coal


boom are expected to see about 8000
jobs disappear from these sectors. LNG
operations and the onshore gas industry
are generating demand for plant operators,
project managers and technicians, as

recovery reconstruction nearing completion,

On the positive side, there is strong


population growth and healthy home
building activity which is lifting demand for
a range of trades. The lower value of the
dollar will be good for tourism, recreation

well as environmental specialists.

and accommodation which have had a

One of the challenges will be in diversifying

are on the rise following a series of reforms

away from resources. The high Australian

to the states tertiary education system.

tough few years, while education exports

dollar, cyclone and drought have all


3

Construction Skills Queensland and the Queensland Major Contractors Association.

SOUTH AUSTRALIA
The loss of a manufacturing icon from South Australia and
a relatively flat local economy have hit the South Australian
economy, while government is under pressure to source
projects to get the state moving.
Economic activity in South Australia has

unemployment rate rising from 5.7 to

recently been soft and below the long term

6.6 per cent over the past 12 months.

average. Both residential and non-residential

Some regional areas face real difficulties

building activity has been weak and public

with chronic unemployment.

sector investment has been cut back in line


with the state governments efforts to rein in a

There is some optimism surrounding

structural budget deficit.

industrial construction which largely reflects

The manufacturing sector has received a

than new projects.

blow with Holdens announcement that it will


stop manufacturing from 2017, resulting in a
loss of about 6000 jobs. Only months earlier,
BHP Billiton decided against the $30 billion
open-pit expansion of the Olympic Dam

a continuation of work in the pipeline, rather

The state will also benefit from ongoing


activity in the defence industry, including the
construction of three air-warfare destroyers
and maintenance of the Collins class

copper mine.

submarines. A decision on the next generation

The South Australian Treasury expects

intensely sought in South Australia.

growth of 2.5 per cent in 2013/14 with


some rise in housing market activity and

of submarines is not too far off and is being

Ironically, the loss of the venerable Holden

household spending.

plant could place South Australia in the

Employment growth is predicted at only

submarine contract if the federal government

around 0.5 per cent. Overall the jobs

decides to buy an Australian rather than a

market remains relatively weak, with the

foreign vessel.

box seat to win the lions share of the new

VICTORIA
Victoria has experienced a soft economy and a fair share of the
downside from the latest shake-out in manufacturing, but the
fundamentals are sound and the state should rebound as
economic recovery gathers pace.
Losing big manufacturing businesses is

The first stage of the EastWest link is expected

a rough way to start the year and Victoria

to commence late in 2014 connecting the

suffered a double blow with the planned

Eastern Freeway and Western Ring Road is

closure of Toyotas car plant at Altona and

worth an estimated $6-8 billion.

the shutting down of the Alcoa aluminum


smelter at Geelong.

Also on the drawing board is the Metro Rail

With about 30 per cent of the countrys

inner core of Melbournes rail network.

manufacturing in Victoria, the state is


experiencing the downside from a high
Australian dollar, weak commodity prices
and competition from China.
Economic growth in Victoria has been weak,
advancing only 1.6 per cent over the previous
year and not expected to improve much for
the rest of 2014. A soft labour market has seen
a gradual rise in the rate of unemployment to
above 6 per cent.

Capacity Project which will help untangle the

Also on the positive side, strong population


growth, a buoyant housing market and healthy
retail sales all seem to defy the gloom that
has shrouded the states immediate
manufacturing prospects.
The likelihood of continued low interest rates
and some recent signs of an upturn in hiring
activity should mean that the state is wellplaced to prosper once the broader economy
moves more firmly into recovery.

Business investment has also been subdued


but a number of government infrastructure
projects are helping to boost activity and jobs.

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WESTERN AUSTRALIA
The once-in-a-generation resources juggernaut has propelled
Western Australias economy and generated enormous
prosperity. That boom is now entering a new phase and while
activity will be curtailed, there is still much to be confident about.
The state that dominated the resources

20,000 extra workers, with projected skills

boom is now in a period of transition as

shortages across a range of engineering

the construction phase gives way to mining

and plant operations.

operations, with less demand for jobs and a


changed skills profile.

Even with the shift in focus, the West


Australian economy is forecast to remain

Western Australia remains the countrys best

buoyant and indeed the best performing

performing economy, but growth will slip back

across Australia over the next few years. In

as the state confronts the construction cliff.

particular, housing construction is growing

It is estimated that some 75,000 workers will

strongly following 2013 which saw the highest

be displaced from the construction phase of

number of new private housing approvals

the mining over 20142018, most of them

since 2006.

from Western Australia and Queensland. This


will impact mainly trade skills electricians,

Surging net migration, strong wages growth,

plumbers, carpenters and joiners.

high levels of consumer sentiment, a lift in

In their place, will be demand for mine

underpinning the Wests economic strength.

workers, plant operators and drivers but this


phase is less labour intensive and will need
approximately 17,000 additional workers
Australia wide.

home purchases and robust retail sales are all

Other sectors which are forecast to do well


and help fill the mining void are agriculture,
tourism and international education.

Fortunately, the LNG sector is taking off


at the right time and will need more than

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new zealand national overview


New Zealands economy is experiencing a remarkable turnaround as a
flourishing agricultural sector and a major reconstruction program see the
country emerge from a protracted downturn.
New Zealand has emerged from a

this has been bolstered by a significant

highs. This confidence is being

deep recession with its economy roaring

rise in commodity prices which is lifting

attributed, in part, to a series of structural

out of the blocks in 2014 with a powerful

the terms of trade and hence the value

reforms including tax reform, free trade

rebound in business investment, primary

of the New Zealand dollar. Retail sales

agreements, sale of public assets and

production and consumer spending.

are up about 4 per cent over the year.

reduction in the size of government.

After a recession that started in 2008,

Construction activity has advanced strongly

New Zealand jumped five places to 18th

the economy is set to grow by 3 per cent

on the back of the building and reconstruction

spot on the World Economic Forums Global

in 2014, although some private sector

work taking place in Canterbury in the wake of

Competitiveness Index for 2014, overtaking

economists are predicting a figure of around

the 2011 Christchurch earthquake. The rebuild

Australia which slipped one place to 21st.

4 per cent. The upturn began in earnest

is forecast to contribute fully one-third of GDP

in the second half of 2013, driven by a lift

in 2014. Improving house prices are bolstering

All the signs point to a stronger year for

in agricultural production and exports in

consumer confidence and retail sales.

employment and hiring activity, after


several years where the private sector

the wake of the previous years drought.


The pace and strength of New Zealands

has marked time. This could also see

Output in the critical agriculture, forestry

turnaround is reflected in business

some upward pressure on salaries.

and fisheries category has surged, and

confidence levels which are at historic

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Auckland
New Zealands biggest city is reaping the benefits of the resurgence in
the broader economy and is seeing a marked turnaround in business
activity as well as an influx of people returning to share the prosperity.

Auckland will be the centre of much of

Wages are growing in line with inflation

the heightened business activity and

but the population influx will help to

employment growth that is anticipated

keep a lid on excessive wages growth.

over the coming year.

Like all major financial and business centres,

Aucklands dominant position in the national

there is steady demand for professionals

economy and the broad based recovery

across banking and financial services, IT and

that is underway means that there will be

property services. In particular high skilled

demand for positions across wholesale and

people in Science, Technology, Engineering

retail trade, transport and storage, housing

and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines are

and construction and business services.

in demand and command a premium.

The city is experiencing strong net

Manufacturing activity is also strengthening

migration as the population swells to take

in the Auckland area and will be

advantage of the improved circumstances.

likely to lead to increased hiring.

That will be positive for employment


participation, retail sales and housing.

The coming year should be a buoyant one for

Already there is a shortage of housing

when it comes to increasing headcount,

stock in the city, which has helped to

simply because businesses have been in such

push up prices and, in turn, spurred on

a risk averse mindset for such a long time.

increased dwelling construction. Non-

the city. The take-off may be somewhat muted

residential construction is also strong.

However, once confidence gathers

The population growth in the city means

tone for the rest of the country, and

that skills shortages are likely to be lessened.

so far all the signs are positive.

steam, Auckland is likely to set the

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Christchurch
The massive reconstruction exercise associated with the
Christchurch earthquake is rebuilding the local community
as well as underpinning the national economy.

Christchurch endured enormous human

The spike in activity is fuelling demand for

and financial loss in the 2010 and 2011

a wide range of tradespeople including

earthquakes and is now at the centre of

builders, plumbers, electricians, plasterers and

a rebuilding program that is powering a

tilers as well as for construction managers,

nationwide economic revival.

planners, designers, drivers, engineers


and telecommunications specialists.

The construction effort in the Canterbury


region of the South Island has a revised price
tag of $40 billion equal to about 20 per
cent of annual GDP. Growth in Canterbury
of more than 6 per cent annually outstrips
every other region and is the dominant
item in national economic data as well
as the main driver of skills and jobs.
The effects are spilling over to a wide range
of firms in the South Island where hiring
intentions are stronger than they have been
for some years. There is a surge in the
number of workers attracted to the region.

There are skills shortages in some of these


occupations resulting in skills being sourced
from Australia, the UK and elsewhere.
There is also pressure on wages across a
range of these roles.
The region will be the focus on national efforts
for several years meaning that opportunities
for re-skilling, up skilling or training should
provide job pathways for those wanting
to enter the trades. For professionals in
construction, property and engineering it
is likely to be a period of steady activity.

It is generating strong growth in housing

For the region more generally, the rebuild

approvals, commercial building approvals,

is underwriting a robust commercial

retail sales and new car sales. The shortage of

environment for materials suppliers,

housing stock is also pushing up home prices.

manufacturers and retailers.

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Wellington
The national capital is sharing in the countrys economic recovery
even though a decline in the public sector means that government
jobs and programs are being placed on the backburner.

Wellington has joined the rest of New

forecast for the broader economy over the

Zealand in reaping the spoils of the economic

next few years. Positions in government-

recovery which hatched in the second half of

related fields will become more in demand

2013. While the capitals prospective growth

including specialist managers, HR, legal

may be a little more subdued than elsewhere,

professionals, IT and administrative staff.

the momentum is gathering.

Telecommunications is also forecast to grow


more strongly over the next few years as

It has been a difficult few years in the city

demand for services expands.

under the weight of government cutbacks


that have seen jobs disappear. This has flowed

Professional, scientific and technical services

through to weak retail spending and subdued

make up a relatively large contribution to

employment activity across the board.

the citys workforce. There is also a push to


attract more creative and knowledge-based

Housing price rises have also been more

businesses as part of a strategy to diversify the

tempered than elsewhere in the country.

economic base.

However population movements and work


associated with the Christchurch quake

After several years of stagnant conditions

repairs are giving a lift to the non-residential

in Wellington, the coming year will deliver

building sector.

more robust economic activity. The


September election will add its own fervour

The city is expected to grow a little more

to the economic fabric, but will not alter the

slowly than the 3-4 per cent annual rate

momentum that is now underway.

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Administration Assistant

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Data Entry Operator

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Executive Assistant (EA)

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Human Resources Assistant

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Human Resources Co-ordinator

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Marketing Assistant

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Marketing Coordinator

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Office Manager

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Personal Assistant (PA)

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Project Administration

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Project Coordinator

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Receptionist

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Secretary - Senior

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Switchboard Operator

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Team Coordinator

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WP Operator

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40

55

45

40

50

45

45

60 52.5

17
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

professional support
ACT
LOW HIGH

NSW
AVG

LOW HIGH

QLD
AVG

LOW HIGH

SA
AVG

LOW high

VIC
AVG

LOW HIGH

WA
AVG

LOW HIGH

AUK
AVG

LOW HIGH

CHCH
AVG

LOW HIGH

WEL
AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

ACCOUNTING AND FINANCIAL

Accountant (Non Qualified)

50

70

60

45

65

65

50

70

65

50

70

58

51

81

65

55

75

65

50

75

60

60

70

65

60

75 67.5

Accounts Clerk

45

60

48

38

55

50

42

55

50

44

50

47

39

56

50

45

60

53

40 47.5

45

40

50

45

45

60 52.5

Accounts Payable (0-2 yrs)

45

55

47

45

55

50

42

48

45

40

45

43

41

61

48

43

55

48

40

52 47.5

40

50

45

45 57.5

52
57

Accounts Payable (3-6+ yrs)

50

65

58

48

60

52

45

55

50

45

55

50

51

66

55

50

65

57

44

55

50

45

55

50

48

60

Accounts Receivable (0-2 yrs)

45

53

47

45

55

50

42

48

45

40

45

43

41

56

52

45

60

52

40

52 47.5

40

50

45

45

58 57.5

Accounts Receivable (3-6+ yrs)

50

58

53

48

65

55

45

55

50

45

55

50

51

71

60

50

65

55

45

55

50

45

50

48

53

60

Accounts Supervisor

50

76

62

55

75

70

48

70

60

55

75

60

66

86

75

60

70

65

50

70

62

50

70

65

60

75 67.5

58

Assistant Accountant

50

70

60

45

70

65

50

65

60

50

70

60

41

71

60

58

70

65

50

70

60

50

65

58

65 72.5

70

Bookkeeper

45

70

58

50

70

55

48

65

55

50

65

55

51

76

65

60

80

70

50

75

62

60

70

65

50

75 72.5

Collections Officer

45

58

46

46

65

52

42

60

55

44

55

50

46

66

55

50

65 57.5

40

60

45

40

50

45

50

65 57.5

Credit Controller

50

70

55

50

70

62

48

60

55

55

65

55

51

71

60

48

60

50

80 57.5

45

55

53

50

75 57.5

56

Credit Manager

60

85

70

65

80

75

55

65

60

70 100

80

61

96

75

70

90

80

60

90 67.5

60

70

65

60

65 57.5

Credit Officer

45

55

50

45

65

50

45

55

50

44

55

50

46

66

55

55

65

60

45

60

50

45

55

50

50

65 57.5

Credit Supervisor

52

72

62

55

70

65

50

60

55

55

65

60

66

86

70

60

70

65

50

65 57.5

50

60

55

50

65 57.5

Data Entry Clerk

45

48

46

35

50

42

35

48

45

38

45

42

39

56

47

40

60

50

35

50

40

30

40

35

38

45 41.5

Payroll Manager

65

85

70

60 150

80

60

80

70

65 100

75

76 112

85

70

90

80

55

80

70

50

70

60

55

80

70

Payroll Officer

50

63

56

45

50

50

65

58

50

60

51

60

55

70

63

45

75

60

40

55

48

50

70

55

65

65

76

Payroll Supervisor

55

70

60

55

85

65

55

70

65

60

70

65

66

91

75

65

75

70

50

85

65

50

65

58

52

85 58.5

Procurement/Purchasing Officer

50

65

55

46

75

56

48

65

55

50

80

60

56

81

65

60

90

75

60

80

75

60

75

67

60

80

70

Reconciliations Officer

45

60

56

45

65

55

42

55

50

50

70

60

46

61

55

50

60

55

45

60

55

40

48

44

45

58

52

18
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

call centre
ACT
LOW HIGH

Call Centre Manager

50

90

NSW

QLD

SA

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

65

60 120

75

60 100

75

LOW high

60

90

VIC
AVG

75

LOW HIGH

WA

AUK

CHCH

WEL

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

75 155 105

70 100

85

70 120

90

70 100

85

70 120

90

Customer Service Rep inbound

35

46

40

40

55

45

35

48

43

40

47

43

40

50

45

45

55

50

33

44

38

32

40

36

33

44

38

Customer Service Rep outbound

35

50

40

40

60

48

38

48

43

40

50

45

40

60

47

50

60

55

35

50

41

34

42

38

35

50

41

Helpdesk Level 1

42

53

43

34

60

45

40

48

45

45

55

50

45

68

55

52

60

56

38

52

42

35

45

40

38

52

42

Team Leader/Manager

50

65

60

55

85

60

48

60

55

55

75

65

60

77

65

60

75 67.5

Workforce Analyst

53

85

65

50

85

65

50

70

60

60

75

70

50

77

64

70

90

82

Workforce Planner

50 100

70

50 100

70

50

80

65

58

80

66

52

96

70

70

90

80

50

65

60

50

70

60

50

65

60

47.5

80

65

45

55

50

47.5

80

65

50 100

70

50

70

60

50 100

70

19
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

industrial / operations
ACT
LOW HIGH

Dispatch/Receiving Supervisor
Inventory Controller

NSW
AVG

46

58

52

50

65

55

LOW HIGH

QLD
AVG

55

65

60

55

75

LOW HIGH

40

65

SA
AVG

50

LOW HIGH

VIC
AVG

50

75 62.5
65 57.5

LOW HIGH

WA
AVG

55

70

65

55

70

60

LOW HIGH

AUK
AVG

45

55

50

50

60

55

LOW HIGH

45

60

40

CHCH
AVG

55

LOW HIGH

45

60

WEL
AVG

55

LOW HIGH

45

60

AVG

55

65

40

65

50

50

60

50

40

60

50

40

60

50

90 130 110

50

95

72

70 110

90

90 130 100

75 150 105

65 150

90

65 150

90

65 150

90

85

100 130 110

70

90

80

70 120

95

100 130 110

75 150 105

65 150

95

65 150

95

65 150

95

Manufacturing Manager

80 130 100

80 120 100

65 100

80

75 130 102.5

90 130 110

70 140 100

65 140

85

65 140

85

65 140

85

Operations Manager

90 150 120

90 130 110

65 120

90

75 130 102.5

90 130 100

65 135

70 135

80

70 135

80

70 135

80

Logistics Manager
Maintenance Manager

Procurement Manager
Production Manager
Production Supervisor

85 120 103
75 120

90

85 150 110

80 150 100

65

90

80

70 110

90

90 150 120

80 160 120

80 200 100

70 150 100

80 200 100

70 100

80

80 120 100

65 100

80

70 110

90

80 120

90

75 140 100

80 140

85

65 120

85

80 140

85

55

65

60

48

62

55

60

80

55

50

65

50

60

50

65

75

80

70

75

80 67.5

90

82

72

75

70

75

Quality Assurance Manager

55

85

65

65

80

65

50

80

65

80 100

90

70 110

80

60

90

75

50 105

70

50 105

70

50 105

70

Quality Assurance Representative

45

63

48

45

65

50

48

65

55

60

80

70

55

70

60

56

63

59

40

65

50

40

65

50

40

65

50

Storeperson

38

50

43

40

55

45

38

55

45

42

55 48.5

40

60

50

40

52

46

35

50

40

35

50

40

35

50

40

Transport Allocator

55

66

60

55

75

65

45

64

55

50

60

50 110

60

42

60

52

40

60

45

40

60

45

40

60

45

Transport Manager

73 102

87

85 120 100

55

95

70

65 100 82.5

85 130 100

70 100

85

70 100

80

70 100

80

70 100

80

Warehouse Manager

60

93

75

70 100

85

50

90

70

60 100

70 110

90

65

85

75

65 130

95

65 100

82

65 130

95

Warehouse Supervisor

48

67

58

55

65

48

78

65

50

65

75

55

70

63

55

60

55

60

55

60

70

55
80

75 62.5

90

75

75

75

20
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

industrial / trades
ACT
LOW HIGH

Boiler Maker

53

72

NSW
AVG

63

LOW HIGH

55

70

QLD
AVG

65

LOW HIGH

50

90

SA
AVG

80

LOW HIGH

55

VIC
AVG

80 67.5

LOW HIGH

60

85

WA

AUK

AVG

LOW HIGH

AVG

70

55 105

70

LOW HIGH

50

95

CHCH
AVG

65

LOW HIGH

50

95

WEL
AVG

65

LOW HIGH

50

95

AVG

65

Diesel Plant Fitter

65

85

70

65

75

70

50

90

80

55

90 72.5

65

90

75

63 120

75

60 100

70

60 100

70

60 100

70

Electrical Fitter

65

95

73

65

85

70

55

90

80

55

90 72.5

70

85

75

65

92

75

60

85

75

60

85

75

60

85

75

Electrician 'A' Class

65

95

73

65

80

75

50

90

80

55

90 72.5

75 110

85

70 120

90

60 110

75

60 110

75

60 110

75

Electrician Special Class

65

95

75

75 100

85

80 120

90

60

90

HVAC Refrigeration Technician

60

72

62

60

75

65

55

68

65

90 77.5

75

75

80 120 100

75 120

95

65 120

85

65 120

85

65 120

85

70

55

70

50

60

50

60

50

60

95

75

95

95

95

95

Maintenance/Mechanical Fitter

55

83

67

60

75

70

50 100

80

50

80

65

70

90

80

58 100

72

50 100

70

60 100

80

45 100

70

Service Manager

55

75

67

75 100

85

55

90

70

60

90

75

70

85

75

63

96

72

55

95

75

55

95

75

55

95

75

Service/Field Technician

58

76

67

60

75

48

85

60

60

85 72.5

60

80

70

50

90

70

45

80

65

45

80

65

45

80

65

80

Trades Assistant

40

60

45

48

55

50

40

70

45

45

55

50

50

70

60

45

80

58

35

55

40

35

55

45

35

55

40

(Second Class) Welder/Fabricator

45

53

48

50

60

55

50

85

60

50

80

65

55

75

65

52

86

65

45

60

50

45

60

50

45

60

50

21
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

Kelly Financial
Resources:
Salaries
accounting & finance
banking & financial services

22

Kelly financial Resources overview

Accounting and Finance

Banking & Financial Services

An influx of international students graduating

The intense battle for the consumer savings

In the mortgage space there has been signs

in accounting has swelled the ranks of the

dollar has played out in a dramatic way over

of a significant rebound over the past 6-12

accounting profession and provided abundant

the planned watering down of the former

months with interest rates remaining low.

choice to employers. Hiring activity is likely

Labor governments FOFA (Future of Financial

New market entrants such as Yellow Brick

to remain steady throughout 2014, with

Advice) reforms. The proposed lifting of some

Road, Bank of Tokyo funding AMP and even

little advance in salary levels. While supply

of the proposed restrictions on financial advice

Macquarie Bank are driving demand for

will meet needs in the major capital cities,

is likely to be positive for hiring. Bankers

exceptional lenders and BDMs in the sector.

shortages are common in some rural and

and financial planners with strong customer

As a result salary levels for BDMs in particular

regional areas.

focussed skills are likely to be in demand

remain healthy.

although salaries will only grow modestly.


At the upper level, there is ongoing demand

The business, corporate and institutional

for professionals with knowledge and

There are signs of increased financial planning

banking sector has seen renewed hiring

experience in business critical areas including

mergers and acquisitions stimulated by the

activity, based on cautious, yet increasing

project management, cost control, financial

measures. Across all areas, bankers and

business confidence across corporate

analysis and commercial finance. There is

planners with experience, good contact lists

Australia. Areas such as project and

likely to be strong demand for those with

and sales skills will be highly sought.

corporate finance are also starting to

direct experience in property, construction and

hire again with anticipated increases in

infrastructure as a number of major projects

infrastructure investment.

come on line.

23

accounting & finance


Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Accountant

60

90

Australia only figures

AVG

75

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Audit Manager

100

140

120
85

Accounting Manager

80

120

100

Auditor

70

100

Accounts Administrator

45

60

52.5

Business Analyst

80

110

95

Accounts Payable Manager

65

85

75

Chief Financial Officer

160

220+

200

Accounts Payable Officer

35

45

40

Entry Level/ Graduate Accountant

45

65

55

Accounts Payable Supervisor

55

70

62.5

Finance Director

140

200

170

Accounts Rec./Credit Manager

70

100

85

Financial Accountant

80

120

100

Accounts Rec./Credit Supervisor

60

85

72.5

Financial Analyst

85

130

107.5

Accounts Recivable Officer

40

60

50

Financial Controller

140

180

160

Assistant Accountant

45

65

55

24
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

banking & financial services


Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

Branch Staff

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Risk and Compliance

Bank Teller

37

60

45

Credit Analyst

75

110

90

Branch Manager

75

120

90

Senior Credit Analyst

85

120

105

Customer Service Consultant

35

60

45

Credit/Risk Manager

110

150

130

Senior Credit/Risk Manager

130

180

160

Loan Administration Manager

80

110

90

Compliance Analyst

75

90

85

Retail Banking

Loans Officer

45

70

60

Compliance Manager

90

140

115

Mobile Banker

65

95

80

Senior Compliance Manager

130

170

150

Business Development Manager

120

160

135

Insurance

Personal Banker

60

85

70

Claims Assessor

45

70

60

Document Prep/ Settlements

45

65

55

Claims Manager

70

120

85

Senior Claims Manager

85

135

110

Business & Corporate Banking

Assistant Manager

70

95

85

Insurance Clerk

40

60

50

Relationship Manager/Banker

90

130

115

Insurance Underwriter

50

85

70

Senior Relationship Manager

130

180

155

Senior Insurance Underwriter

65

100

85

Business Development Manager

140

180

155

Underwriting Manager

90

140

120

Regional Manager

170

230

190

Wealth Management

State Manager/GM

230

300

260

Para Planner

50

80

65

Financial Planner

75

125

100

Analyst

80

110

95

Senior Financial Planner/CFP

85

140

120

Associate

90

130

110

Practice Manager

120

170

145

Senior Associate

110

140

125

Dealership Manager

130

210

180

Manager

120

160

140

Private Banking - Relationship Manager

85

125

110

Associate Director

160

230

180

Operations

Director

230

320

275

Officer

40

60

50

Managing Director

300

400+

350

Team Leader

60

80

70

Operations Manager

75

100

85

Officer

40

60

50

Senior Manager

85

140

120

Team Leader

60

80

70

Manager

80

110

90

Senior Manager

110

150

130

Corporate Finance/Advisory

Financial Markets (FX/MM/Derivs/Fixed Income)

25
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

Kelly Engineering:
Salaries
Civil Engineering and Infrastructure
Construction
Architecture
Mechanical and Electrical

26

Kelly engineering overview

Construction

Architecture

Mechanical and Electrical

The fall in mining related construction activity

The outlook for architectural engineering relies

The outlook for the mechanical and electrical

Civil and infrastructure activity is likely to be

from its recent peak will dominate activity

predominately on the commercial construction

sector is fairly subdued as a result of overall

patchy over the year ahead, with significant

in engineering construction and result in

market, which is forecast to remain relatively

weakness in Australias manufacturing industry.

falls in planned private capital expenditure

some excess capacity. Queensland and

stable over the coming year but with some

offset by some hotspots of activity around

Western Australia will bear the brunt of the

marked variation across the states. Despite

Some opportunity exists thanks to a range

particular projects. Private sector investment

resources sector tapering but the next phase

the tough retail market, there is a fair degree

of commercial, retail and residential projects

spending is projected to fall 17 per cent to

of resources investment in LNG is about

of retail refurbishment, while investment in

and in the small pockets of manufacturing

$125 billion in 2014-15.

to accelerate. Activity in commercial and

wholesale and distribution continues.

that are seeing growth, such as aerospace and

Civil Engineering and


Infrastructure

precision engineering.

residential construction is reasonably strong


A number of government infrastructure

in several of the capital cities. Even with the

Investment in offices is being led by Sydneys

projects, particularly in terminal and

weaker project pipeline, the industry is still

Barangaroo South but elsewhere activity is

The end of the construction phase of mining,

facilities are soon to commence and the

predicting relatively strong employment

leaner due to consolidation and a shift to

and the imminent end of car making in

Commonwealth government has signalled

demand due to a few large-scale projects and

smaller space and shorter leases.

Australia means that demand will continue to

a new round of infrastructure investment.

continued skill shortages in some areas.6

soften for mechanical and electrical engineers,

Engineering work in the telecommunications

Health and aged care is a bright spot with a

however utilities and waste services operations

sector is forecast to remain reasonably strong,

large number of hospital projects underway.

are expected to deliver reasonably strong

even with the scaled back NBN plans.

Industrial construction is predicted to hold firm

activity levels and drive demand over the

at current levels ahead of a resurgence over

coming year.

the next few years.

5
6

ABS, Private New Capital Expenditure and Expected Expenditure, Australia, Dec 2013.
Australian Industry Group/Australian Constructors Association Construction Outlook Survey.

27

engineering
Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

ENGINEERING CIVIL/WATER/RAIL/POWER

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Estimator

75

130

120

Cadet / Engineer

40

60

50

Snr Estimaor

120

175

135

Site Engineer (2-5 years)

65

80

70

Chief Estimator

160

230

175

Site Engineer (5+ years)

80

95

85

Leading Hand

55

88

70

Project Engineer

80

120

100

Supervisor

75

95

80

Snr Project Engineer

120

145

130

Foreman

85

125

100

Junior Project Manager

75

100

85

General Foreman

120

150

130

Project Manager

130

170

145

HSE Advisor

75

90

80

Snr Project Manager

160

200

170

HSE Manager

90

160

120

Construction Manager

170

250

200

Procurement Manager

75

130

110

Cadet / Contracts Administrator

40

60

50

Plant Manager

90

130

105

Contracts Administrator (2-5 years)

60

80

70

Quality Manager

85

125

100

Contracts Administrator (5+)

90

130

110

Quantity Surveyor

75

130

100

Snr Contracts Administrator

120

150

130

Environmental Engineer

75

130

100

Commercial Manager

150

230

180

Environmental Manager

140

180

150

Design Manager

125

180

145

Planner

135

220

150

Cadet / Estimator

35

60

45

28
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

engineering continued
Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

ENGINEERING CONSTRUCTION

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Contracts Manager

120

175

135

Architect (0-2 years)

43

50

45

Commercial Manager

150

220

165

Architect (2-5 years)

45

65

60

Operations Manager

170

260

200

Architect (5-10 years)

60

110

100

Design Manager

125

180

145

Architectural (10+ years)

100

160

130

Cadet / Estimator

35

60

45

Architectural Designer

60

100

85

Estimator

75

130

110

Architectural Drafter

45

70

65

Snr Estimaor

120

175

135

Building Surveyor

75

110

80

Chief Estimator

150

220

165

Cadet / Engineer

35

60

45

Leading Hand

55

88

70

Site Engineer (2-5 years)

65

90

75

Foreman

90

130

110

Site Engineer (5+ years)

90

130

110

Site Manager

120

150

130

Project Engineer

100

165

120

Facilities Manager

75

110

90

Snr Project Engineer

140

200

165

HSE Advisor

75

90

80

Junior Project Manager

75

100

85

HSE Manager

130

200

150

Project Manager

90

160

130

Procurement Manager

75

130

110
45

Snr Project Manager

125

200

150

Structural Engineer (0-2 years)

40

50

Construction Manager

170

250

200

Structural Engineer (2-5 years)

60

75

70

Cadet / Contracts Administrator

35

60

45

Structural Engineer (5-10 years)

80

120

100

Contracts Administrator (2-5 years)

75

110

90

Structural Engineer (10+ years)

100

150

130

Contracts Administrator (5+)

90

130

110

Surveyor

75

135

95

Snr Contracts Administrator

115

150

130

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All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

engineering continued
Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

ENGINEERING MANUFACTURING/PROCESS

LOW

HIGH

AVG

ENGINEERING MECHANICAL

Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (0-2 years)

50

60

55

Electrical Engineer (0-2 years)

40

50

Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (2-5 years)

65

75

70

Electrical Engineer (2-5 years)

60

75

45
70

Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (5-10 years)

90

110

100

Electrical Engineer (5-10 years)

80

120

100

Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer (10+ years)

120

150

130

Electrical Engineer (10+ years)

100

150

130

Manufacturing Engineer (0-2 years)

50

60

55

Electronics Designer

65

90

75

Manufacturing Engineer (2-5 years)

65

70

65

Electronics Drafter

50

90

75

Manufacturing Engineer (5-10 years)

85

110

95

Mechanical Designer

65

90

75

Manufacturing Engineer (10+ years)

100

120

111

Mechanical Drafter

50

90

75

Plant Engineer (0-2 years)

55

65

60

Mechanical Engineer (0-2 years)

40

50

45

Plant Engineer (2-5 years)

65

70

67

Mechanical Engineer (2-5 years)

60

75

70

Plant Engineer (5-10 years)

80

100

90

Mechanical Engineer (5-10 years)

80

120

100

100

150

130

55

50

Plant Engineer (10+ years)

100

130

120

Mechanical Engineer (10+ years)

Production Engineer (0-2 years)

50

60

55

ENGINEERING ELECTRICAL

Production Engineer (2-5 years)

65

75

70

Electrical Engineer (0-2 years)

45

Production Engineer (5-10 years)

75

100

95

Electrical Engineer (2-5 years)

60

75

70

Production Engineer (10+ years)

100

130

120

Electrical Engineer (5-10 years)

80

150

100

Electrical Engineer (10+ years)

100

180

150

30
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

engineering continued
Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

ENGINEERING MINING, RESOURCES

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Environmental Officer

90

155

140

Graduate Engineer

55

85

60

Environmental Manager / Superintendent

145

200

170

Mining Engineer

110

150

120

Maintenance Planner

90

135

120

Drill & Blast Engineer

105

130

115

Maintenance Superintendent

140

180

150

Surveyor

90

135

110

Maintenance Manager

170

220

190

Project Manager

120

200

180

Electrical Engineer

90

160

130

CHPP Manager

170

230

195

Mechanical Engineer

90

155

130

Mine Manager

180

250

220

Engineering Manager

150

210

180

Mine Planning Engineer

95

165

125

Workshop Supervisor

120

150

130

Technical Services Manager

160

210

185

Open Cut Supervisor

115

165

135

Deputy

110

150

130

Underground Supervisor

120

175

145

Undermanager

140

180

160

Contracts Administrator

100

160

135

Open Cut Examiner

135

180

150

Contracts Manager

150

240

190

Production Superintendant

140

180

160

Planner

120

145

125

OH&S Manager

120

160

140

Senior Planner

145

200

165

OH&S Coordinator

90

130

120

Estimator

115

150

135

Mine Geologist

90

145

115

Senior Estimator

150

210

170

Senior Geologist

130

170

155

Construction Manager

150

225

190

31
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

Kelly IT Resources:
Salaries
information technology

32

Kelly IT Resources overview

information technology
There is a quiet expectation of an improved

cloud applications, mobility, digital

outlook for the IT sector in 2014 after what

marketing and data analytics are likely

was a flat 2013, impacted by corporate

to see strong demand.

cost cutting, project postponement


and outsourcing.

For enterprise architects and major

Market confidence is likely to be stronger in

which will drive an influx of offshore

2014 with a fair degree of pent up demand

talent. For new recruits, social media,

and good prospects for those with in-demand

mobile apps and digital will be the strong

skills and experience. The latest IT trends

area of focus.

projects there is a notable skills shortage

33

information technology
Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

IT MANAGEMENT

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Unix Systems Administration

85

145

110

Applications Development Manager

120

180

150

Operations Manager

120

145

130

CIO/IT Director

160

350

200

ERP Technical Consultant

85

165

135

Computer Operations Manager

120

140

130

ERP Functional Consultant

75

120

85

Help Desk Manager

90

130

110

Trainers

45

95

65

I.T. Manager

120

170

135

Web Content Manager/Web Master

75

115

100

Infrastructure Manager

110

160

125

APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT & TESTING

C++ Software Developer

60

110

80

Help Desk Support

50

75

60

Java (J2EE) Developer

60

120

85

Desktop/PC Support

60

80

70

.Net Developer (C#/VB.Net/ASP.Net)

55

110

85

Incident Manager

75

95

80

Analyst/Programmer - Oracle

60

100

85

Operator

48

65

58

Mainframe Developer (Cobol, CICS, DB2)

55

110

75

Operations Analyst

55

80

65

ETL Developer

90

110

95

Problem Manager

80

115

100

BI Architect

90

170

120

Wintel Server Engineer

75

115

85

Applications Architect

85

160

115

Network Administrator

75

115

85

Team Leader - (.Net or J2EE)

90

125

110

WAN Engineer

80

115

100

Tester

60

80

65

Data Communications Engineer

75

120

100

Senior Tester

75

95

85

INFRASTRUCTURE & IT SUPPORT

Change Manager

100

130

120

Test Team Leader

85

120

95

Network Designer (WAN)

90

130

115

Test Manager

100

130

120

Infrastructure Architect

120

155

140

PROJECT MANAGEMENT & BUSINESS ANALYSIS

DBA - DB2

80

120

110

Business Analyst

70

95

80

DBA - Oracle

75

125

110

Senior Business Analyst

85

110

95

DBA - SQL Server

75

110

100

Systems Analyst

65

90

80

DBA - Sybase

75

110

100

Project Administrator

50

70

60

Security Administrator

80

135

100

Project Coordinator

65

85

75

Security Architect

120

160

130

Project Manager

110

140

115

Security Engineer

65

95

85

Project Director

125

180

150

Service Delivery Manager

110

150

135

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All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

Kelly scientific resources:


Salaries
FMCG
pharmaceutical
sales and marketing
environment

35

Kelly scientific resources overview

FMCG

Pharmaceutical

Sales and Marketing

Environment

The retail and packaged goods sector

Growth in the $17 billion pharmaceutical

There is increased confidence across the

The growing priority on environmental

has thrown off some of the caution that

industry has tapered off under sustained price

broad spectrum of scientific and technical

compliance and input is translating into

characterised 2013, with a lift in consumer

pressure being placed on its largest segment,

sales and marketing, encompassing

strong growth in demand for environmental

sentiment that has translated to an upturn in

the $13 billion prescription medicines sector.

pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The

scientists, planners and consultants across a

sales early in 2014. Low interest rates and a

This pressure has been applied primarily

sector is seeing a period of steady growth

period of strength in the Australian dollar have

through reforms to rein in the cost of the

across both the prescription and non-

been good for business and this is likely to

Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme.

prescription sector, while medical devices are

continue through the year.


The smaller $4 billion over-the-counter (OTC)
In the food sector, enhanced information

medicines sector is doing a little better but

on nutrition, diet and storage is becoming

growth there has also slipped amid shifts in

available through bar code scanning. In

industry structure.

pharmaceuticals, similar technology on


ailments and treatments, combined with new
labeling and packaging rules will require a
range of regulatory and scientific specialists.

The increasing market share of supermarkets


over traditional pharmacy outlets is placing
pressure on margins, as is the deep

growing in line with technological advances


and an ageing population.
The regulatory environment plays a large part
in the pace of activity in this space. Australias
Therapeutic Goods Administration is going
through a period of review that aims to free
up the medicines scheduling framework.

broad range of industries. Over recent years


the mining and resource sector has been a
major driver of demand for environmental
services. That is forecast to continue, but
it is supplemented by growing demand in
property, construction, and infrastructure.
Both public and private sector demand is
strong. Corporate R&D budgets are likely
to aid this trend. Australias move away from
carbon trading in favour of direct incentives
for carbon reduction should result in a shift

The planned merger of the Australian and

in focus rather than a downturn. Active

New Zealand regulators in 2016 will aim to

areas include waste management, building

harmonise regulatory arrangements. In the

and construction project compliance, and

For the first time, vitamin and mineral

meantime intense competition among brands

pollution monitoring.

supplements overtook analgesics as the

is contributing to healthy demand for sales

largest OTC category.7 This reflects a

and marketing executives and regulatory

growing trend to preventative health that is

specialists.

discounting from the expanding discount


pharmacy chains.

impacting the pharmacy business as well as


the product mix.

Nielsen 2014

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scientific / regulatory affairs / clinical research


Australia only figures
LOW

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

SCIENTIFIC

LOW

HIGH

AVG

Environmental Scientist

64

112

89
70

Laboratory Assistant

39

46

43

QA Supervisor

61

86

Research Assistant

51

64

55

Laboratory Supervisor

61

76

65

New Graduate

39

51

45

Laboratory Manager

81

132

100

Laboratory Technician

41

53

43

QA Manager

81

132

100

Technical Officer

51

66

55

Project Manager - Development

86

132

120

Scientific Officer

66

79

69

Formulation/R&D Manager

86

152

125

Instrument Technician

51

76

60

Technical Manager

81

183

132

QA/QC Analyst

49

66

58

REGULATORY AFFAIRS

Analytical Chemist

56

81

60

QA Associate

56

85

70

Industrial Chemist

56

81

60

Compliance Associate

51

66

60

Formulations Chemist

61

96

85

Reg Affairs Associate

61

81

75

Chief Chemist

76

102

95

Senior Reg Affairs Associate

86

107

90

Senior Chemist

69

81

79

Compliance Manager

86

142

120

Research Chemist

63

81

72

Reg Affairs Manager

81

152

135

Senior Research Scientist

70

91

80

Reg Affairs Director

147

203

180

Senor Food Technologist

76

102

90

Regional Reg Affairs Director

178

254

230

Food Technologist

51

83

63

CLINICAL RESEARCH

Sensory Analyst

51

81

61

Clinical Trial Administer CTA

41

61

50

Microbiologist

39

66

50

Clinical Research Associate CRA

56

81

70

Biomedical Scientist

56

82

61

Senior CRA

76

102

88

Molecular Biologist

56

82

64

Senior Clinical Data Associate

66

86

72

37
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

sales & marketing / environment


Australia only figures
LOW

Clinical Data Manager

HIGH

Australia only figures

AVG

LOW

61

71

66

Sales Director

173

HIGH

AVG

223

220

Clinical Project Manager

91

132

110

Marketing Assistant

56

66

60

Clinical Operations Manager

112

142

120

Marketing Analyst

81

112

90

Clinical Business Manager

102

152

125

Product Specialist

76

96

80

Clinical Statistician

81

132

92

Brand Manager

81

127

100

Clinical Statistician Manager

102

152

120

Product Manager

96

127

105

Drug Safety Associate/Sn Associate

56

112

65

Business Development Manager

91

152

123

Drug Safety Manager

112

152

130

Marketing Manager

122

152

138

Medical Writer

66

107

89

National Marketing Manager

132

167

142

152

203

180

Medical Affairs Associate

71

112

85

Marketing Director

Medical Science Liaison Manager

102

152

130

ENVIRONMENT

Medical Affairs Manager

91

132

110

Environmental Consultant CBD Based

71

91

80

Medical Director

183

254

225

Environmental Principle Consultant CBD

102

132

115

Health Economist

76

132

94

Environmental Superintendent

152

193

180

Environmental Advisor FIFO

117

152

130
112

SALES AND MARKETING

GP Representative

56

76

60

Metallurgist FIFO

91

127

Hospital Representative

76

96

80

Laboratory Technician FIFO

61

81

70

Medical Devices Representative

76

102

85

Mine Geologist

91

157

124

Scientific Sales Representative

71

102

88

Exploration Geologist

81

132

95

Account Manager

76

96

80

HSE Manager FIFO

152

183

160

Regional Sales Manager

91

147

110

HSE Officer

76

112

83

National Sales Manager

132

188

150

38
All salaries are $000s. Figures are base salary not including superannuation.

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