The Robert Half Salary Guide provides an extensive overview of industry salaries for finance, accounting, technology, and administration and office support professionals.
Are you a hiring manager?
Discover the salaries you should offer to new employees, and learn about the latest hiring trends in Australia. Salary benchmarking is vital to ensure your business is attracting and retaining top talent.
Are you a jobseeker?
Compare your salary expectations against the industry average of your role – you may find it’s time to ask for a pay rise or search for a new job.
The impact of staff retention
Retaining top talent is a challenge for the Australian employment market, with 55% of Australian hiring managers saying that voluntary employee turnover has increased compared to three years ago. To stay ahead in a competitive market, it is crucial for employers to ensure they have an effective employee retention program in place, which includes regularly reviewing the salaries of employees and potential new recruits.
An age of disruption
Digitisation and automation are shifting the focus of industry sectors towards upskilling staff to leverage the benefits brought about by technology. Rather than eliminating jobs, this age of disruption is in fact about adapting to change – which in turn leads to new opportunities. Consequently, top candidates who can demonstrate such adaptability and upskill are in a strong position to negotiate salaries.
Remuneration decisions in 2018
With a combination of skill shortages and a slow wage growth across the country, many hiring managers now realise the benefit of offering a higher salary as a method of acquiring and retaining top talent. If companies are not in a position to offer higher salaries, non-monetary benefits such as professional development or flexible working hours can be key incentives for candidates.
There’s no denying that salary is a major factor when looking for a job. Here are three factors to consider before you discuss salary in an interview.
It’s the most dreaded question in any job interview: “What are your salary expectations?” Follow these five tips the next time you’re asked this question.