2019 Award Rates

4 May 2020

Updated Federal Industrial Awards pay rates for awards relevant to employees working in architectural practices.

The award rates below incorporate the minimum wage decision handed down by the Fair Work Commission in June 2019. This saw an increase of 3% applied to all award wages applicable from the first full pay period from 1 July 2019.

Note: these are minimum rates required to meet your practice’s obligations under the relevant Award and the National Employment Standards. (The new national minimum wage will be $740.80 per week or $19.49 per hour.)

Award pay rates valid from 1 July 2019

Download the updated pay rate summaries below.

2019 Modern Architects Award Pay Rates (Note: this document was updated on 4 May. Rates did not change at this time, but the new definition ‘Bachelor’s Degree with a pathway to a Master of Architecture’ is applicable from the first full pay period from 4 May 2020)

2019 Modern Clerks Award Pay Rates

2019 Modern Graphic Arts Award Pay Rates

2019 Draughting Staff – Modern Manufacturing Award Pay Rates

2019 Interior Designers – Modern Miscellaneous Award Pay Rates

For reference purposes see the 2017–18 rates here.