2021 Salary Guide: Defences

April 24, 2021

Salary Guide

Want to advance your career in Defences?

Here are their salaries for each state:

All salary numbers are in ‘000

OPERATIONSDirectorProgram ManagerProject ManagerEngineering ManagerOperations Manager
NSW250
200-300
200
150-255
160
120-200
180
150-230
180
140-200
WA250
200-300
220
140-250
160
110-220
185
130-240
180
130-200
QLD250
200-300
180
150-200
160130-190197
130-200
150
140-180
VIC250
200-330
220
170-240
180
120-200
190
140-220
190
130-230
ACT250
220-330
255
145-255
190
115-220
200
145-210
185
105-190
SA250
200-300
230
170-250
150
120-170
150
120-200
180
150-200
OPERATIONSConfiguration ManagerConsultant
NSW170
130-200
200
160-230
WA180
120-200
160
120-200
QLD190
150-200
200
200-220
VIC185
140-210
200
140-210
ACT195
130-200
230
160-250
SA140
120-160
160
120-180
ENGINEERINGSystems EngineeringVerfiation and Validation EngineerAvionics EngineerAerospace EngineerMechanical EngineerMechanical Designer
NSW150
110-200
140
110-180
140
85-170
140
85-160
130
85-170
110
80-150
WA150
90-200
140
80-180
140
80-170
140
80-160
140
90-160
100
80-150
QLD150
130-160
160
120-190
140120-160140
120-160
130
100-140
135
100-150
VIC150
130-160
160
110-180
140
80-160
140
80-160
160
100-170
120
80-130
ACT185
105-190
190
110-200
140
100-150
145
100-150
165
120-180
145
80-150
SA140
115-200
110
95-130
130
80-150
130
80-150
120
90-130
100
70-120
ENGINEERINGMechanical DrafterElectrical EngineerElectrical DesignerElectrical DrafterSystems Safety EngineerReliability Engineer
NSW100
70-130
130
80-190
120
70-160
90
60-130
160
100-200
160
90-180
WA90
70-140
150
90-180
130
80-160
110
70-130
170
100-200
160
80-180
QLD120
90-140
160
120-180
150130-180120
100-140
160
120-180
150
120-160
VIC115
80-120
185
175-180
150
110-160
130
100-140
200
120-220
145
120-150
ACT120
80-120
185
110-190
168
120-180
145
110-150
210
120-220
145
110-150
SA73
65-80
130
90-150
110
75-120
85
70-90
160
120-200
140
110-160
MAINTENANCEMaintenance ManagerLincenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer(LAME)Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
NSW140
100-170
120
100-140
85
55-110
130
100-200
WA150
100-180
120
100-140
85
55-110
140
80-160
QLD110
100-130
91
90-110
8780-90140
100-150
VIC145
110-150
145
90-150
80
55-80
135
80-140
ACT155
120-160
145
100-150
95
65-100
205
130-210
SA125
100-150
100
80-120
80
55-100
100
80-120
MAINTENANCENaval TechnicianTechnical Writer
NSW100
65-140
120
80-150
WA120
70-140
130
80-150
QLD120
70-140
130
100-140
VIC85
65-110
140
80-150
ACT100
80-110
130
100-160
SA95
80-110
100
80-120
LOGISTICSMaintenance ManagerLincenced Aircraft Maintenance Engineer(LAME)Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME)Maintenance Planner/Scheduler
NSW160
140-180
140
95-175
170
150-200
120
100-140
140
85-160
WA160
110-200
140
110-180
180
140-220
130
80-150
140
85-150
QLD180
130-250
150
100-160
180140-220150
100-160
140
100-150
VIC190
110-200
140
100-150
180
160-250
130
80-140
140
90-150
ACT200
140-210
165
120-180
200
150-540
150
100-160
145
100-160
SA160
110-180
140
100-160
180
140-250
115
100-130
120
110-135
LOGISTICSILS EngneerILS ModellerSupply SupportRepairable Items
NSW130
85-180
140
100-160
100
60-120
120
80-150
WA140
85-160
150
100-170
100
70-120
120
90-140
QLD140
100-160
150
100-160
120100-150130
100-150
VIC140
120-160
140
100-150
120
80-130
110
90-120
ACT160
120-200
145
100-150
125
80-130
115
90-130
SA160
120-200
140
100-150
115
80-130
110
90-120
MANUFACTURINGManufacturing ManagerManufacturing EngineerPrduction ManagerProduction Engineer
NSW140
100-180
110
80-130
120
100-150
110
80-130
WA110
90-140
110
80-130
110
90-140
120
80-140
QLD170
100-180
120
100-140
180100-190140
100-150
VIC170
100-180
115
80-130
175
110-190
130
100-140
ACT100
90-170
140
80-150
170
110-190
130
100-140
SA145
110-160
120
80-130
145
110-160
120
80-130
MANUFACTURINGManufacturing ManagerManufacturing EngineerPrduction ManagerProduction Engineer
NSW130
120-180
130
80-160
120
80-150
150
90-180
WA150
100-180
120
80-160
140
80-180
150
90-180
QLD160
90-180
140
120-160
150
100-180
145
100-160
VIC130
90-160
145
120-160
156
100-180
135
100-140
ACT100
90-170
140
80-150
170
110-190
130
100-140
SA115
90-180
120
100-140
130
100-150
100
80-120

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