Go to top of page

Table 50: Engagements of ongoing employees: mean age (years) by location, classification and gender, 2018

Men  
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Australian Capital Territory 24.7 25.8 24.6 25.6 28.6 30.4 32.9 36.7 42.5 43.4 46.2 47.3 54 32.5
New South Wales 27.1 22.7 . 34.3 32.9 36.2 37.8 39 38.5 43.7 40 55 48 35.5
Victoria 26.6 26.6 35 27.8 30.8 35.4 37.4 39.4 44.4 45.6 44.5 51.5 50.5 34.9
Queensland 33.2 35.8 . 27.4 31.1 35.1 36.3 43.7 43.6 42.7 44 . . 35.9
South Australia 22.4 27.8 . 25.8 31.5 36.7 35 35.9 38.5 46.4 60 . . 34.1
Western Australia 22.8 26.6 . 33.3 36.7 37.4 40 45.9 47.9 52.5 . . . 38.7
Tasmania 22.3 22 . 27.5 34.2 38.6 40 41.8 . 51.5 . . . 36.9
Northern Territory 33 . . 30 36 40 34 41.2 43 45.5 56 . . 35.6
Overseas . . . . 26 . . . . . . . . 26
Total men 26.9 25.9 29.2 28.7 31.5 33.8 35.2 38.5 42.2 44.3 46.6 49.6 51.8 34.1
                             
Women  
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Australian Capital Territory 27.1 25 20.2 29.9 31.6 31.7 34.8 37.2 40.6 41.4 48.3 48.6 51 33
New South Wales 25.9 24.3 42.5 38.5 34.3 36.5 36.6 37.8 39.2 41.7 42.8 51 . 35.9
Victoria 28.4 25 42.9 28.2 34 35.3 36.9 37.7 39.4 41.8 53 46 . 35.4
Queensland 31.4 23 . 32.1 34.1 38.8 43.3 40.8 42.2 40.2 42 . . 37.3
South Australia 22.2 26 . 32 37.8 40.2 36.9 44.3 42.3 49 . . . 38.4
Western Australia 23.7 32 . 31.4 37 38.2 38.2 42.3 47.7 47 . . . 37.6
Tasmania 30 23 . 34 33.9 33.4 40.4 39 49 38 . . . 36.1
Northern Territory 31.3 25 . 26.7 38.2 31.6 44.9 43.9 46 46 . . . 36.2
Overseas . . . . . . . . . 35 44 . . 39.5
Total women 28 25 26.7 32.6 34.1 34.7 37 38.5 40.6 41.7 46.4 48.1 51 34.9
                             
Total  
Location Trainee Graduate APS 1 APS 2 APS 3 APS 4 APS 5 APS 6 EL 1 EL 2 SES 1 SES 2 SES 3 Total
Australian Capital Territory 25.6 25.4 21 28 30.4 31.2 34 37 41.5 42.1 46.9 47.9 52.8 32.7
New South Wales 26.5 23.4 42.5 37.4 33.7 36.4 37.1 38.3 38.9 42.7 42.4 54 48 35.8
Victoria 27.4 26.1 40 28.1 32.6 35.3 37.1 38.5 41.7 43.2 48.8 48.2 50.5 35.2
Queensland 32.1 26.9 . 30.9 33.3 37.7 40.6 41.9 42.8 41.5 42.5 . . 36.9
South Australia 22.4 27.4 . 29.9 35.5 38.8 35.8 39.4 40.2 47.1 60 . . 36.2
Western Australia 23.6 27.5 . 32.1 36.9 38.2 38.7 43.5 47.8 50.7 . . . 38
Tasmania 27.2 22.5 . 31.8 34.1 35.5 39.9 40 49 47 . . . 36.4
Northern Territory 31.7 25 . 28.9 37.7 32.7 40.9 43.1 45 45.7 56 . . 36
Overseas . . . . 26 . . . . 35 44 . . 35
Total 27.5 25.5 27.3 31.1 33.1 34.4 36.2 38.5 41.4 42.8 46.5 48.9 51.6 34.6
                             
Source: APSED                            
Last reviewed: 
29 March 2019