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Salary & Benefits Survey

Ai Group's comprehensive Salary & Benefits Survey reports and analyses salary and remuneration data and trends across a broad range of industry sectors and non-award and award positions, and includes information on over 12,000 employees.

The survey report provides organisations with detailed information in an easy to read format to support HR policy, practices and strategy and to reach a balance between appropriately rewarding employees and achieving strategic business objectives.

What does the survey report cover?

  • Salary and benefits data on 216 jobs, including non-award and award positions, across 10 job families and multiple industry sectors;
  • Comprehensive salary information data sheets which include base salary and total remuneration rates incorporating the value of additional benefits and variable rewards, with mean, median and quartile ranges shown; Salary data by Industry Sector, Organisation size and location is also provided;
  • Detailed job descriptions to assist in correctly matching job titles and identify appropriate market rates;
  • Summary of remuneration trends including a detailed analysis of benefits offered by organisations;
  • Special Report - a special report on Staff turnover benchmarking is included; and
  • Summary of economic and labour market movements and forecasts, including key statistical indicators.

The survey report will assist you to:

  • Benchmark salaries against the market rate
  • Review employee benefits and reward programs
  • Design competitive remuneration packages
  • Reduce staff turnover
  • Attract new employees
  • Profile existing positions
  • Plan for new positions
  • Forecast and prepare budgets

Ai Group's comprehensive Salary and Benefits Survey report has the most competitive prices in Australia for salary and benefits data, including additional important information to assist you with your recruitment and remuneration strategies.

Order your copy of the 2013 Survey Report or pre-order your copy of the 2014 Survey Report (released early May)

If you have any questions regarding Ai Group's Salary & Benefits Survey or any of our other publications, please call our Publications Department on (03) 9867 0136 or email publications@aigroup.asn.au.

Ordering Options

Ai Group's comprehensive Salary and Benefits Survey report has the most competitive prices in Australia for salary and benefits data, including additional important information to assist you with your recruitment and remuneration strategies.

Feedback from purchasers of the Survey Report:

A great new product from Ai Group - very well done. I find the detailed position descriptions really useful.
The format and layout of the [Survey Report] is great - very user friendly.
The salary data within the survey is meaningful and reflects the market accurately. The inclusion of position descriptions is a great addition and has been very useful in us aligning our position descriptions to market positions.

 

The Australian Industry Group Salary & Benefits Survey Report Prices

The cost of the report is dependent on whether you are a member or non-member of Ai Group, or if you contributed towards the salary survey.

Order your copy of the Survey Report online now or by completing an order form.

2013 Report Prices

   
Standard Rate
 
SME Rate2
Contributor - Member      
 
         
Standard 1
     
 
   
 
Completed 30+ salary information data sets - 5% discount
     
 
 
 
Completed 50+ salary information data sets - 10% discount
 
NA
   
 
 
 
Contributor- Non-Member  
 
 
 
   
 
 
 
Standard 1
 
Available to members only
   
 
   
 
Completed 30+ salary information data sets - 5% discount
 
Available to members only
   
 
   
 
Completed 50+ salary information data sets - 10% discount
 
Available to members only
   
 
   
Non-Contributor  
 
   
   
 
   
Member
   
 
   
Non-Member
 
Available to members only

1Conditions for qualification of the standard contributor rate - at least 20 salary information data sets must have been submitted for the 2013 Survey Report contribution period (Dec 2012 - April 2013)
2The SME rate is available to members only. To further qualify for the SME rate a company must have 50 or less employees

2014 Report Prices

  Member Non-Member
Contributor
Full Survey Report    
- Standard Contributor1 $689 $1,076
- SME2 Contributor3 $449 N/A
     
Individual data sheets $149 $219
     
Additional discounts  

 

- Provide 50+ salary information data sets - 10% discount
- Provide 100+ salary information data sets - 20% discount
Non-Contributor
Full Survey Report    
- Standard $1,270 $1,874
- SME2 $889 N/A

1 Conditions for qualification of the standard contributor rate - at least 20 salary information data sets must have been submitted for the 2014 Survey Report contribution period (3 Feb 2014 - 28 Marc 2014).

2 The SME rate is available to members only. To further qualify for the SME rate a company must have 50 or less employees.

3 Conditions for qualification of the SME contributor rate - at least 10 salary information data sets must be submitted for the 2012 Survey Report contribution period (3 Feb 2014 - 28 Mar 2014).

4 Individual Salary Data Sheets are only available to purchase by eligible contributors to the 2014 Salary Survey.


The Salary & Benefits Report - 2014 will be available in early May. To pre-order your copy of the 2014 Survey Report online now or by completing an order form.

Individual Salary Data Sheets

Individual salary data sheets are available for purchase by contributor's to the 2014 survey only.

Eligible contributors can pre-order Individual Salary Data Sheets by completing an order form.

 

Earlier Editions of The Australian Industry Group Salary & Benefits Survey Report

If you would like to purchase a copy of the 2012 version of the Australian Industry Group Salary & Benefits Survey Report then please call our Publications Department on (03) 9867 0136 or email publications@aigroup.asn.au.

Report Data

The survey report provides organisations with detailed information in an easy to read format to support HR policy, practices and strategy and to reach a balance between appropriately rewarding employees and achieving strategic business objectives.

Salary data is represented across two comprehensive tables, providing detailed breakdowns on total remuneration, including benefits such as car allowances, discretionary superannuation, and bonuses, as well as important analysis of base and total remuneration by location, company size and industry sector.

View sample data from the Survey Report.

Job Titles

The Ai Group Salary & Benefits Survey Report includes 216 job titles as listed below. The Survey Report also includes detailed job descriptions to assist in correctly matching job titles and identify appropriate market rates.

Senior Executive

CEO/MD - Domestic only
CEO/MD – inc. International
Divisional Manager
Area Manager (Region/Branch)
General Manager

Building and Construction

Construction Project Director
Construction Project Manager
Construction Site Manager
Construction Safety Manager
Construction Site Foreperson/Supervisor
Quantity Surveyor/Estimator
Painter/Decorator
Plumber
Plumber Apprentice - Stage/Year 2
Plumber Apprentice - Stage/Year 4
 

Manufacturing, Engineering and Professional

Electrical
Engineering Manager - Electrical
Senior Professional Engineer - Electrical
Professional Engineer - Electrical
Technician - Electrical
Electrical Engineering Draftsperson - Electrical
 
Electronic
Senior Professional Engineer - Electronic
Professional Engineer - Electronic
Technician - Electronic
 
Civil/Structural
Engineering Manager - Civil/Structural
Senior Professional Engineer - Civil/Structural
Professional Engineer - Civil/Structural
Graduate Engineer - Civil/Structural
Civil/Structural Draftsperson - Civil/Structural
 
Mechanical
Engineering Manager - Mechanical
Senior Professional Engineer - Mechanical
Professional Engineer - Mechanical
Graduate Engineer - Mechanical
Technician - Mechanical
Senior Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson - Mechanical
Mechanical Engineering Draftsperson - Mechanical
 
Science/Chemist/Laboratory
Chief Chemist
Professional Chemist
Graduate Chemist
Senior Professional Scientist
Professional Scientist
Food Technologist
Metallurgist
Laboratory Manager
Senior Laboratory Worker
Laboratory Worker
 

Other
Plant Engineer
Product Development Manager
Product Development Specialist/Coordinator
Quality Assurance Manager
Senior Quality Assurance Officer
Quality Assurance Officer
Materials Technician
Technical Officer (Other)
Draftsperson (Other)

 

Manufacturing/Production

Site/Plant Manager
Manufacturing/Production Manager
Manufacturing/Production Supervisor
Senior Production Planner
Production Planner
Production Planner assistant
Production Worker
Maintenance Supervisor
Boilermaker
Boilermaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Boilermaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 2
Boilermaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Boilermaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Electrician
Electrician Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Electrician Apprentice – Stage/Year 2
Electrician Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Electrician Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Electrician (Special Class)
Fitter
Fitter Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Fitter Apprentice – Stage/Year 2
Fitter Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Fitter Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Fitter (Special Class)
Machine Setter
Machinist (Special Class)
Machinist (First Class)
Machinist (Second Class)
Toolmaker
Toolmaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Toolmaker Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Metal Trades Assistant
Machine Operator
Sheetmetal Worker
Sheetmetal Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Sheetmetal Apprentice – Stage/Year 2
Sheetmetal Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Sheetmetal Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Crane/Hoist/Lift Operator
Welder
Auto Electrician
Vehicle Body Maker Apprentice – Stage/Year 3
Diesel Mechanic
Diesel Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Diesel Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Motor Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Motor Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Printing Machinist
Painter
Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 1
Refrigeration & Air-conditioning Mechanic Apprentice – Stage/Year 4
Forklift Drivers (Manufacturing/Production/Distribution)
Packer
 

Purchasing/Distribution

Purchasing/Procurement Manager
Purchasing/Procurement Supervisor
Purchasing/Procurement Officer
Logistics/Supply Manager
Logistics/Supply Supervisor
Logistics/Supply Officer
Import/Export Manager
Import/Export Clerk
Stores/Warehouse Manager
Stores/Warehouse Supervisor
Stores/Warehouse Person
Delivery Drivers - heavy vehicles
Delivery Drivers - light vehicles

Administration

Company Secretary
Administration Manager
Administration Team Leader
Facilities Manager
Office Manager
Executive Assistant to CEO
Executive Assistant
Personal/Team Assistant
Administration Assistant/Officer Receptionist/Telephone Operator
Document Controller
Data Entry Operator
 

Finance and Accounting

Chief Financial Officer
Chief Accountant
Management Accounting Manager
Management Accountant
Financial Controller/Finance Manager
Branch/State/Division Accountant
Senior Accountant
Accountant/Financial Accountant
Assistant Accountant
Taxation Manager
Treasury Manager
Treasury Accountant
Cost Accountant
Graduate Accountant
Internal Audit Manager
Internal Auditor
Credit Control Manager
Credit Controller
Financial/Business Analyst
Bookkeeper
Accounts Payable Officer
Accounts Receivable Officer
 

Information Technology

 
 Project Manager
Database Manager
Database Administrator/Developer
Infrastructure/Network Manager
Infrastructure  Developer / Network Engineer
Infrastructure/Network Support
IT Helpdesk Manager
IT Help Desk Operator
Software/Applications Manager
Software/Applications Developer
Software /Applications Programmer
Web Developer
Web Support
Business Systems Analyst

HR/IR/OHS/Legal

General/Corporate Counsel
HR Director/General Manager
HR Manager
HR Administrator/Coordinator
HR Adviser/Generalist
Recruitment Officer (internal)
Change Manager
Industrial/Employee Relations Manager
Industrial/Employee Relations Adviser
Learning & Development Manager
Learning & Development Facilitator/Trainer
OHS Manager
OHS Officer
Return To Work Officer
Payroll Manager
Payroll Officer
 

Marketing/Sales

Marketing
Communications/PR Manager
Communications/PR Consultant
Event Manager
Events Coordinator
Campaign Manager
Marketing Director
Marketing Manager
Marketing Assistant
Market Research Assistant/Coordinator
Graphic Designer
 
Sales
Communications/PR Manager
Communications/PR Consultant
Brand Manager
Marketing Director
Marketing Manager
Marketing Assistant
Pricing Analyst
Market Research Assistant/Coordinator
Graphic Designer
Account Director
Account Manager
Business Development Director
Business Development Manager
Business Development Analyst
Call Centre Manager
Call Centre Team Leader / Supervisor
Call Centre Operator/Representative
Customer Service Manager
Customer Service Supervisor/Team Leader
Customer Service Officer
Retail Manager - Store
Retail Sales Assistant
Sales Director/National Sales manager
Sales Manager (General)
Sales Manager (Technical)
Sales Coordinator (General)
Sales Coordinator (Technical)
Sales Supervisor
Sales Rep (Industrial Products)
Sales Rep (other)
Technical Sales Rep

If you have any questions regarding Ai Group's Salary & Benefits Survey or any of our other publications, please call our Publications Department on (03) 9867 0136 or email publications@aigroup.asn.au.

The participation period for the 2014 Salary & Benefits Survey has now closed and the Survey Report will be released soon.

Thank you to all those that contributed data to the Survey.

If you would like to contribute to the 2015 Salary Survey please click here to register your interest and we will let you know when the participation period is open.