Pay increase in last 12 months

Dec 2, 2014

Q. Over the past 12 months, how much has your pay increased? (based on 542 full-time and part-time employees)

 

Total

 

Work full time

Work part time

No increase

39%

35%

45%

1% or less

12%

10%

15%

About 1.5%

8%

8%

7%

About 2%

12%

15%

8%

About 3%

10%

12%

7%

4-5%

5%

6%

2%

6-10%

2%

3%

1%

More than 10%

1%

2%

*

Don’t know

11%

8%

16%

A majority of workers (51%) say they have received a pay increase of less than 1.5% in the last 12 months. 30% say they have received an increase of more than 1.5%.

45% of full-time workers say they have received an increase less than 1.5% compared to 60% of part-time workers.

Weekend Work

Apr 10, 2012

Q. Do you think workers should get a higher hourly rate for working on weekends or should the weekend rate be the same as the weekday rate?

 

Total

Vote Labor

Vote Lib/Nat

Vote Greens

Should get higher hourly rate on weekends

78%

82%

73%

91%

Weekend and weekday rates should be the same

18%

14%

23%

6%

Don’t know

4%

4%

3%

3%

78% think that workers should get a higher hourly rate for working on weekends and 18% think weekend and weekday rates should be the same.

86% of part-time workers support higher hourly rate for working on weekends. There were no significant differences across income groups.

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