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For as long as I can remember there has been tension between employers wanting to keep wages low and employee advocates like unions fighting to increase salaries. And, as more and more people move from permanent to casual employment, hourly rates are becoming increasingly important for prospective employees. So, what's a good hourly rate in Australia?


If you're self-employed one of the most challenging things to establish is how much you expect to be paid for a given task. There are lots of variables to consider but the key is to ensure you charge clients enough so that, even when you're busy, you don't end up in the position where you can't make enough money to get by. Here's what I did to establish my minimum pay-rates.