What is the average rate of pay for your profession? And how does your salary stack up against industry standards? The Association of Professional Engineers Australia (APEA) takes the guesswork out of these questions with a range of reports and calculators. We can help benchmark your pay packet, work out the appropriate remuneration for your role and industry, and make the case for a pay rise.

Being informed helps pave the way towards better pay.

Employment and Remuneration Report
The Association of Professional Engineers Australia (APEA) has been publishing its Professional Engineers Employment and Remuneration Report for over 40 years. The report contains the most comprehensive, up-to-date information on engineering remuneration and work conditions available in Australia.

The report is available in two versions:

  • The FREE to download summary report providing overall results from our annual 2022-23 Professional Engineer Employment and Remuneration Survey. Learn how employment conditions for engineers have been trending over the last 12 months. With chapters on remuneration, employment conditions, workplace issues, and more, it provides a clear picture of today’s engineering industry in Australia.
  • The Full Report provides purchasers with access to extra, in-depth analysis of engineer remuneration broken down by a wide range of demographics, including discipline, responsibility level, years of experience, qualification, job function, and much more. Available as a downloadable spreadsheet, our tables are the perfect benchmarking tool to keep organisations and individuals informed about today’s market rates for professional engineers.
The full report, including comprehensive benchmarking tables, is available for $363.00 (inc. GST). Members of Professionals Australia can purchase the report for the discounted price of $99.00.

When you purchase the report you also get access to Professionals Australia’s Engineer Remuneration Calculator, allowing you to perform you own custom remuneration analysis.

Become a member today and save $264.00 on the full report.

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For more information about the Professional Engineers Employment and Remuneration Report, contact:

Surveys Unit
Professionals Australia
GPO Box 1272, Melbourne VIC 3001
Phone: 03 9695 8839
Email: surveys@professionalsaustralia.org.au

Engineers Calculator
The Engineer Salary Calculator uses the data collected in the biannual Professional Engineer Remuneration Survey Report – making it the most up to date resource for calculating your true market value.

You can select a range of analytical categories, including:

  • years of experience;
  • sector;
  • qualification; and
  • geographic location.

In addition to your market value, the calculator can also return valuable comparative market info, such as where in the market a given base salary lies, and in which percentile of the market.
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