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?
Average Salary in Australia (2021) AU$67,860 per year. AU$1,305 per week. The average weekly earnings for all employees in Australia is AU$1,305 (or AU$67,860 per year), according to the latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (August 2021). The average weekly earnings for full-time workers is AU$1,737 (seasonally adjusted).
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 111,995 AUD per year. The most typical earning is 66,695 AUD. All data are based on 3,395 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 119,088 AUD. Women receive a salary of 95,315 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.
Two million-plus players in 2015 as average AFL salaries top $300K By Nick Bowen on THE AFL's average player salary exceeded $300,000 for the first time last season as total player payments across the competition reached a record $200.2 million.