According to the report issued by the Bureau of Accounting on the income of Australian employees in 2013, the highest-paid occupation in Australia is an anesthesiologist, with an average weekly salary of 5887 Australian dollars.

The second place is a psychiatrist, with an average weekly salary of A$4007. Various crane operators ranked third, with an average weekly salary of 3055 Australian dollars.
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Ranked average weekly salary average annual salary

1 Anesthesiologist $5887 $306,119

2 Psychiatrist $4007 $208,359

3 Various crane operators $3055 $158,881

4 Engineering manager $3036 $157,893

5 Surgeon $2924 $152,022

6 Internal medicine specialists, such as cardiologists, oncologists, neurologists, gastroenterologists, pediatricians $2874 $149,469

7 Chemical, natural gas, oil and electric power station operators $2717 $141,263

8 Mining Engineer $2689 $139,833

9 Geographer and Geophysicist $3669 $138,762

10 Other medical practitioners, such as dermatologists, ophthalmologists, pathologists and radiologists $2580 $134,139

11 Chief Executive Officer and General Manager $2553 $132,777

12 Policy and Planning Manager $2539 $132,007

13 Air transport professionals, such as pilots, air traffic controllers and flight instructors $2536 $131,867

14 Financial traders, such as stock traders, futures traders $2499 $129,932

15 Steel structure construction worker $2468 $128,326

Workers

Australia's low-income job rankings average weekly salary average annual salary

1 Sewing machine engineer - $554/ $26592

2 Inspector, office cashier - $546 $26208

3 Mixed crop and livestock rancher $543 $26064

4 Waiter - $541 $25968

5 Chef - $539 $25872

6 Coffee shop staff – $523 $25104

7 Livestock rancher - $523 $25104

8 Fast food restaurant chef - $520 $24960

9 Pharmaceutical Sales Assistant-$518 $24864

10 Gardeners - $493 $23664

According to the survey, the professions that make big money are mostly anesthesiologists, surgeons, congressmen and dentists.
But contrary to these high-paying occupations, gardeners in Australia are only 493 yuan a week. Other low-income occupations include drug sales assistants, 518 yuan per week, fast food restaurant cooks, 520 yuan per week, and ranchers, 523 yuan per week.

The results of the survey titled "How much do you know about work pay" were compiled after analyzing the latest data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The above salary is all average pre-tax income, and also includes overtime and allowance.

Salary analysts said that the highest paid engineering manager is a new category related to construction and mining. He also said that the income of medical and legal professionals is often underestimated due to the minimization of taxes on self-employed people.

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