Top 10 Highest Paid Jobs Per Hour In Australia 2014

(Last Updated On: March 23, 2015)

What are the highest paid jobs in Australia per hour? On a working holiday visa our long term job aspects are limited unless of course we can go down the sponsorship route. The following stats were published by the Australian Bureau of Statistics figures(ABS)

Top 10 highest paid workers per hour (average hourly earnings)

1. Anaesthetists $124.10 p/h

2. Internal medicine specialist $88 p/h

3. Other medical practitioners $69.30 p/h (In this group the ABS includes dermatologists, emergency medicine specialists, obstetricians and gynaecologists, ophthalmologists, pathologists, diagnostic and interventional radiologist, radiation oncologists and medical practitioners.)

4. Dental practitioners $68.60 p/h

5. Mining engineers $65.50 p/h

6. Chemical, gas, petroleum and power generation plant operators $63.90 p/h

7. Barristers $61.80 p/h

8. Financial dealers $60.80 p/h

9. Geologists and geophysicists $59.70 p/h

10. University lecturers and tutors $57.60 p/h

The Australian Bureau of Statistics figures look at full-time non-managerial employees, including permanent full-time workers and people under other contact arrangements who work 35 hours or more per week.

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