AWARD WAGE INCREASE

On 2 June 2023, the Fair Work Commission (FWC) announced that minimum award wages will increase by 5.75%. This increase applies from the first full pay period starting on or after 1 July 2023, meaning that these rates are now applicable.

In the context of the Real Estate Industry minimum rates of pay that will apply for these Levels from 1 July 2023 – 1 July 2024 are summarised in the table below:

Real Estate Industry Award (1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024)

ClassificationWeekly Rate (up until 30.06.2023)Hourly Rate (up until 30.06.2023Weekly Rate (from 01.07.2023)Hourly Rate (from 01.07.2023)
Level 1 (first 12 months)$849.60$22.36$898.45$23.65
Level 1 (after 12 months)$894.50$23.54$945.93$24.89
Level 2$940.90$24.76$995.00$26.18
Level 3$1,035.00$27.24$1,094.51$28.81
Level 4$1,082.20$28.48$1,144.43$30.12
MITA (level 2)$1,176.13, $61,158.76 (Annually)$30.95$1,243.75, $64,675.00 (Annually)$32.73

Clerks – (Private Sector) Award 2020 (1 July 2023 – 30 June 2024)

ClassificationWeekly Rate (up until 30.06.2023)Hourly Rate (up until 30.06.2023Weekly Rate (from 01.07.2023)Hourly Rate (from 01.07.2023)
Level 1 - Year 1$861.40$22.67$910.93$23.97
Level 1 - Year 2$902.10$23.74$953.97$25.11
Level 1 - Year 3$929.90$24.47$983.37$25.88
Level 2 - Year 1$940.90$24.76$995.00$26.18
Level 2 - Year 2$958.30$25.22$1,013.40$26.67
Level 3$993.80$26.15$1,050.94$27.65
Level 4$1,043.60$27.46$1,103.61$29.04
Level 5$1,086.00$28.58$1,148.45$30.22

Written By Michael Franzone – Associate, Workplace Relations

CCIWA, Business Law WA and REEFWA has taken all reasonable care in preparing this document. The contents of this document do not constitute legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Specific advice for your situation should be sought from CCIWA, Business Law WA or a professional adviser before any action is taken. Neither REEFWA, CCIWA nor Business Law WA accept responsibility for any claim that arises from any person acting or refraining from acting on the information contained in this document.

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