Schedule of minimum wage increases – transport sector

21 June 2018

Refer to our article Preparing for 1 July 2018 – increases to wages and remuneration for more information.

The following tables detail the new minimum rates of pay for part-time and full-time employees under various modern awards, applicable to employees in the transport industry.

Road Transport and Distribution Award 2010

Classification Minimum weekly rate of pay from 1 July 2018 based on a 38 hour week Minimum hourly rate of pay from 1 July 2018
Transport Worker Grade 1 $761.70 $20.04
Transport Worker Grade 2 $780.90 $20.55
Transport Worker Grade 3/ Distribution Facility Employee Level 1 $790.50 $20.80
Transport Worker Grade 4/ Distribution Facility Employee Level 2 $805.00 $21.18
Transport Worker Grade 5 $815.10 $21.45
Transport Worker Grade 6 $824.50 $21.70
Transport Worker Grade 7/ Distribution Facility Employee Level 3 $836.50 $22.01
Transport Worker Grade 8 $860.80 $22.65
Transport Worker Grade 9/ Distribution Facility Employee Level 4 $875.20 $23.03
Transport Worker Grade 10 $896.90 $23.60

Road Transport (Long Distance Operations) Award 2010

Classification Minimum weekly rate of pay from 1 July 2018 based on a 38 hour week Minimum hourly rate of pay from 1 July 2018
Grade 1 $790.50 $20.80
Grade 2 $805.00 $21.18
Grade 3 $815.10 $21.45
Grade 4 $824.50 $21.70
Grade 5 $836.50 $22.01
Grade 6 $860.80 $22.65
Grade 7 $875.20 $23.03
Grade 8 $896.90 $23.60

Transport (Cash in Transit) Award 2010

Classification Minimum weekly rate of pay from 1 July 2018 based on a 38 hour week Minimum weekly rate of pay from 1 July 2018 based on a 38 hour week
Escort $780.90 $20.55
Non-armoured (soft skin) vehicle operator $780.90 $20.55
Armoured vehicle operator $790.50 $20.80
Crew leader $827.00 $21.76

Clerks – Private Sector Award 2010

Classification Minimum weekly rate of pay from 1 July 2018 based on a 38 hour week Minimum hourly rate of pay from 1 July 2018
Level 1 – Year 1 $764.70 $20.12
Level 1 – Year 2 $802.50 $21.12
Level 1 – Year 3 $827.60 $21.78
Level 2 – Year 1 $837.40 $22.04
Level 2 – Year 2 $852.90 $22.44
Level 3 $884.50 $23.28
Call centre principal customer contact specialist $890.70 $23.44
Level 4 $928.80 $24.44
Level 5 $966.50 $25.43
Call centre technical associate $1,058.70 $27.86

If you have any questions about how any of the above impacts your business or you would like assistance with your remuneration and/or enterprise bargaining strategy, please contact our Workplace Relations team.