According to the Herald Sun, the average wage of an Australian rules player was $265, 179 ( €184, 309). This is four times the average industrial wage in Australia.
In 2017, the AFL and the AFL Players Association decided on a new CBA deal, and that increased players’ salaries by 20%. That meant that the average salary of an AFL player went from $309,000 to $371,000, with the salary cap rising from $10.37 million to $12.45 million. VIEWERSHIP Which League Is Viewed More, the NFL or the AFL?
Data from the 2018-2019 financial year shows that the average salary for Australians who submitted tax returns was $63,085, up by $1634 from the year prior.
If overtime and bonuses are included, average Australian earnings were A$92,102 per annum. The average full-time male salary (excluding overtime) in Australia is A$94,244 per annum. The average full-time female salary in Australia (excluding overtime) is A$81,036 per annum. Workers in Capital Territory are Australia’s highest paid workers while Tasmania has the lowest average salary.
Aussie rules (AFLW) – $16,623; Basketball (WNBL): $13,500 (2021-22 season) $15,000 (2022-23 season) Cricket (WBBL) – $26,000; Football (W-League) – $16,344; Netball (Super Netball) – $43,000; Rugby 15s (Super W) – Unpaid; Rugby League: NRLW – $8,500; State of Origin – $15,000 per match (QLD) Maximum wages of Australian women in sport: domestic
Average salary in Australia is 112,031 AUD per year. The most typical earning is 66,695 AUD. All data are based on 3,409 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 119,182 AUD. Women receive a salary of 95,229 AUD.
See the highest-earning players in the AFL this year, before COVID cuts, in the list below (all salaries courtesy of News Corp) T: 9-11: Lachie Neale $900,000-$950,000 Max Gawn $900,000-$950,000
The $232,000 prize pool for AFLW finals this season raises to $246,500 by 2022, while players who make the Grand Final also receive an extra week's payment. There is also a substantial increase in funding for player development, as the AFLW seeks to cement its place as the breeding ground for top female athletes in a highly competitive market.
In June 2017, the AFL and AFL Players Association agreed to a new CBA deal which resulted in a 20% increase in players salary. The six-year deal, which begins in 2017 and ends in 2022, means that the average player wage rises from $309,000 to $371,000 and the player salary cap from $10.37m to $12.45m. In 2022, the average player wage will be ...