Aussie jobs over $150,000 revealed

Aussie jobs over $150,000 revealed
SEEK content teamupdated on 23 October, 2023

With the rising cost of living, you might be feeling the pinch, and you’re not alone. In fact, many workers across Australia are searching for new job opportunities with the aim of earning more money.  

Job applications on SEEK continue to rise month-on-month. We saw a lift in applications of 4.4% from May to June alone, and research for SEEK reveals the top reason for people wanting to change jobs in the next 6 months is to earn more money.  

Do you have ambitions of earning more than $150,000 a year? SEEK data uncovers 21 in-demand jobs paying over $150,000 across different industries. Here’s the list.

Select an industry
Role title
Average salary
Salary growth
Job ads
Information & Communication Technology
Salary growth increase5%
Healthcare & Medical
Salary growth increase6%
Salary growth increase3%
Salary growth increase4%
Mining, Resources & Energy
Salary growth increase1%
Salary growth increase9%
Salary growth increase6%
Education & Training
Salary growth increase4%
Consulting & Strategy
Salary growth increase2%
Government & Defence
Salary growth increase5%
Real Estate & Property
Salary growth increase2%
Banking & Financial Services
Salary growth increase2%
Marketing & Communications
Salary growth increase2%
Community Services & Development
Salary growth increase6%
Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
Salary growth increase4%
Human Resources & Recruitment
Salary growth increase1%
Insurance & Superannuation
Salary growth no change0%
Design & Architecture
Salary growth increase15%
Farming, Animals & Conservation
Salary growth increase1%

Source: Employment Dashboard June 2023, Independent research conducted by Nature of behalf of SEEK. Interviewing 4800 Australians. Published July 2023.

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