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Table 28: Ongoing employees: median length of service (years) by location, base classification and gender, 31 December 2016

Location Men Total
APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 6.3 4.9 5.0 4.7 6.1 8.8 11.7 15.7 18.9 21.9 26.9 10.2
New South Wales 11.7 15.3 9.8 11.5 12.4 13.5 12.6 12.9 14.5 16.6 7.0 11.9
Victoria 11.2 17.4 9.6 10.9 11.1 11.8 13.9 16.1 16.5 22.9 5.3 11.9
Queensland 12.5 12.4 8.6 10.9 11.1 12.6 14.4 15.3 17.4 15.3 0.9 11.5
South Australia 11.7 9.7 7.8 10.1 10.6 11.0 15.4 20.5 22.3 35.2 . 11.8
Western Australia 9.8 8.3 9.0 10.6 12.7 14.4 14.1 14.9 19.7 . . 11.8
Tasmania 16.5 4.5 8.2 10.3 13.7 14.6 16.1 15.9 23.1 15.9 . 11.7
Northern Territory 7.7 12.2 6.9 7.2 9.9 9.9 12.0 15.7 23.1 . . 9.5
Overseas . . 11.3 3.4 5.2 8.9 12.9 16.9 23.4 30.4 33.1 12.9
Total men 10.5 10.7 8.7 10.0 9.7 10.4 12.5 15.9 18.9 21.6 25.7 11.1
Location Women Total
APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 6.3 5.5 5.8 5.7 7.5 9.5 11.9 15.0 17.9 21.7 26.4 10.1
New South Wales 9.4 12.7 9.8 11.5 12.3 12.4 13.1 13.2 16.5 9.7 16.0 11.3
Victoria 10.1 11.6 10.0 11.6 10.7 11.2 13.3 14.2 11.8 18.2 20.9 11.2
Queensland 10.4 11.5 9.2 11.2 12.2 12.3 15.5 15.9 15.9 17.0 . 11.2
South Australia 11.2 10.2 9.7 10.9 11.4 11.9 15.5 16.9 23.9 . . 11.2
Western Australia 9.1 9.1 8.8 11.2 12.1 13.8 14.6 13.7 15.7 . . 11.2
Tasmania 13.2 4.1 9.1 10.9 11.7 14.5 14.5 15.9 16.7 . . 11.2
Northern Territory 6.2 8.4 5.2 9.1 10.6 10.7 11.7 12.1 9.2 . . 9.3
Overseas . . 15.4 4.4 6.7 9.0 12.3 16.4 21.9 20.0 31.7 11.3
Total women 9.4 10.0 9.3 10.6 10.0 10.6 12.4 14.9 17.6 20.9 26.3 10.9
Location Total Total
APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3
Source: APSED
Australian Capital Territory 6.3 5.4 5.4 5.3 6.9 9.2 11.8 15.3 18.2 21.8 26.5 10.1
New South Wales 11.2 13.5 9.8 11.5 12.3 12.8 12.9 13.0 15.9 12.1 7.0 11.5
Victoria 10.1 13.2 9.8 11.3 10.9 11.5 13.7 15.6 14.0 18.2 9.5 11.2
Queensland 11.0 11.9 9.0 11.2 11.6 12.4 15.0 15.8 16.9 15.9 0.9 11.3
South Australia 11.7 9.9 9.3 10.7 11.2 11.6 15.4 19.6 23.0 35.2 . 11.4
Western Australia 9.4 9.1 8.8 11.1 12.2 13.9 14.4 14.3 17.9 . . 11.2
Tasmania 15.9 4.3 9.1 10.8 12.2 14.5 15.1 15.9 18.7 15.9 . 11.2
Northern Territory 7.5 10.7 5.7 8.5 10.4 10.4 11.8 14.8 15.8 . . 9.4
Overseas . . 15.4 3.8 5.9 8.9 12.7 16.9 22.8 27.1 31.7 11.9
Total 9.6 10.3 9.2 10.5 9.9 10.5 12.5 15.4 17.9 21.2 26.0 10.9